Christopher Cattan

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Christophe de Cattan (also Christofe Cattan, Christopher Cattan) was a reputed astrologer of the sixteenth century. The title page of one of his books gives him as Swiss, from Geneva.[1]

He is known in connection with geomancy, through the 1558 La Géomancie du Seigneur Christofe de Cattan, translated as the The Geomancie of Maister Christopher Cattan Gentleman.[2] This was successful also in a 1591 English translation, by Francis Sparry.

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  1. ^ La Géomancie du Signeur Christofe Cattan, Gentilhomme Genevois: Livre non Moins Plaisant et Récréatif, que d’Ingénieuse Invention, pour Sçavoir Toutes Choses Présentes, Passées et Advenir, avec la Roue de Pythagoras (1572).
  2. ^ Princeton University: Medieval Geomancy

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