I am daily pursuing a new interpretation of Plato already begun long ago under your auspices, Oh magnanimous Piero, and (as is not unknown to you) I expound it with rather frequent distinctions of terms and quite long arguments to the extent that the subject itself requires it. By Gabriel Cruz . Marsilio Ficino knew about natal chart although he was incorrect in some of its planetary position. But Venus in Libra and Jupiter in Cancer have, perhaps, offered some resistance to this melancholy nature.”Marsilio Ficino, Three Books on Life, [Florence 1489] 1989, p. 20 Further in a letter to Rinaldo Orsini, archbishop on Florence, he wrote “Venus subdues Mars and Jupiter Saturn. - Index Édition : Cambridge (Mass.) Ficino, Epistolae - the Letters of Marsilio Ficino., vol 2, letter 22. We can clearly see the partnership with solar and wealthy persons admiring Marsilio’s studies. Venus rules the 4th house, and Marsilio receives from Cosme a village to live and study. Marsilio Ficino, Three Books on … En el siglo XV, en los albores de las artes y de las ciencias, las humanidades y descubrimientos diversos; en el umbral artístico e intelectual del renacimiento; aparecen diversas figuras relevantes a nivel importante en la Florencia del Quattrocento. Like the Primavera, the Birth of Venus is also associated with the concept of Humanitas,or virtuous Humanity, a theory developed by Marsilio Ficino in a letter to the young Lorenzo. According to the interpretation by Ernst Gombrich, the work depicts the symbolic fusion of Spirit and Matter, the harmonious interaction of Idea and Nature. EXCERPTS FROM LETTERS BY MARSILIO FICINO My immense love for you, excellent Lorenzo, has long prompted me to make you an immense present. In one matter he was on the money: in a famous exchange of letters Ficino wrote about his Aquarius Ascendant with Saturn in his First House and his tendencies toward melancholy. Scholars have said that this correspondence cannot be dated with certainty but that it was among a group of letters from around 1474-1476.
Marsilio Ficino, the diurnal South-western quadrant, consisting of the 7th, 8th and 9th houses, prevails in your chart: this sector brings about a thirst for communication and sometimes a need to take risks in your dealings with others. Ficino continues, "No, the best discipline is to recall to the mean those declining to either side through certain pursuits and remedies of Phoebus [the Sun] and Jupiter, who are the middle planets between Saturn and Venus." Venus is the ruler of the 8th house, and is in its fall. Venus rules the 4th house, and Marsilio receives from Cosme a village to live and study.
So we understand most of Ficino´s life and support: Jupiter receives the Sun by rulership. Venus is the ruler of the 8th house, and is in its fall. If, therefore, I make you a present of the heavens themselves what would be its price? We can clearly see the partnership with solar and wealthy persons admiring Marsilio’s studies.