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Geomancy - The Geomantic Figures


The geomantic tableau has sixteen possible figures. Each figure has a name and a set of attributes. Each figure is good or bad to some degree. Each has attributed associations. Downward pointing figures are said to be entering and stable. Upward pointing figures are said to be exiting and movable. Figures that point in both directions can be either.

 

Fortuna Major
Fortuna Minor
Via
Populus
The Greater Fortune
The Lesser Fortune
Way
People
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Goodness: Very good.
Goodness: Moderately bad.
Goodness: Good.
Goodness: Good.
       
Aquisitio
Laetitia
Puella
Amissio
Gain
Joy
Girl
Loss
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Goodness: Good.
Goodness: Good.
Goodness: Good.
Goodness: Very bad.
       
Conjunctio
Albus
Puer
Rubeus
Conjunction
White
Boy
Red
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Goodness: Moderately good.
Goodness: Very good.
Goodness: Very bad.
Goodness: Very bad.
       
Carcer
Tristitia
Caput Draconis
Cauda Draconis
Prison
Sorrow
Dragon's Head
Dragon's Tail
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Goodness: Moderately bad.
Goodness: Very bad.
Goodness: Very good.
Goodness: Very bad.