Demetra George, M.A. Classics, received the 2002 Marion D. March Regulus Award for Theory and Understanding. She began her studies in astrology in 1971, and specialized in archetypal mythology for the first twenty-five years of her practice.
In her pioneering classic, Asteroid Goddesses (1986,
revised edition 2003), she explored the mythology, psychology,
and astrology of the re-emerging feminine through the entrance
of four goddess-named asteroids into the astrological pantheon.
With Douglas Bloch she co-authored Astrology For Yourself (1987),
the all-time favorite of both beginning students and teachers
alike as a programmed text for learning astrology through a
hands on interactive study of one’s own chart. In Mysteries
of the Dark Moon (1992) and Finding Our Way through
the Dark (1994), she delved into the teachings of the
lunar phases and healing power of the dark goddess while transiting
Pluto made five passes in aspect to her natal Mercury.
Currently she is translating
a corpus of hermetic medical astrological texts from ancient Greek; is an associate
of Project Hindsight in the translation, reconstruction, and dissemination
of ancient Hellenistic astrology; and takes individual students for private
instruction in chart delineation and synthesis, archetypal and mythic asteroid
astrology, and Hellenistic techniques. She is in the process of writing several