Eleutheria

Asteroid 567, Eleutheria, was discovered on May 28, 1905 by Paul Götz at Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It has a period of 5 years, 199 days and is a little over 69½ miles in diameter.

Eleutheria was named after the Greek goddess of liberty.

Astrologically, Eleutheria seems to indicate what its namesake might suggest: freedom, liberation.

Nelson Mandela has Eleutheria in the fifth house of self-expression, semisquare Varuna (grown big, judgment), sextile Jupiter (philosophy, support from others, success), and quincunx Pallas (politics, defense of civilized values).

David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first president, who proclaimed the independence of the country, had Eleutheria in the seventh house, sextile Neptune (idealism, imagination) and Phaethon (in the driver's seat, a phenomenon), quintile Venus (values), and opposite Varuna and Cruithne (one's heritage, one's race, one's country).

American patriot Thomas Paine (born January 29, 1737, in Thetford, Norfolk, England) had Eleutheria conjunct Asbolus (something to say which isn't necessarily listened to), trine Venus and Hylonome (the cry of the people, popular support), biquintile Mercury (ideas, writings) and quindecile Uranus (revolution).

Patrick "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" Henry (born May 29, 1736, in Studley, Virginia) had Eleutheria conjunct the Sun (to shine) and square Mars (assertion).

Abraham Lincoln had Eleutheria in the fifth house, trine Mars, Pallas and Varuna, sesquiquadrate Chiron (the key, the door-opener), and quincunx the Moon (the public), Cruithne and the Midheaven (reputation, authority).

Martin Luther King, Jr. had Eleutheria in the eleventh house, decile the Sun, semisquare Dioretsa (something that sticks), sextile Jupiter and Pholus (courage before power, need to show respect, permeation), trine Chariklo (glamorization), sesquiquadrate Pluto (transformation), and opposite Neptune.

Susan B. Anthony had Eleutheria sextile Elatus (eloquent expression) and Phaethon.

Aaron A. Sargent (born September 28, 1927, in Newburyport, Massachusetts), the California senator who authored the 19th Amendment that gave the vote to US women, had Eleutheria semisquare Neptune, quincunx Chiron, opposite Phaethon and parallel Uranus.

British feminist and suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst had Eleutheria in the fourth house, on the IC, semisextile the Sun, decile Mercury, semisquare Pluto, and trine Lilith (feminism, marginalization, repression) and the Ascendant (personal interests).

Tennis star Martina Navratilova, who defected from communist Czechoslovakia to the US, has Eleutheria in the eleventh house, square Nessus (grabbing what one sees) and trine Ixion (second chances).

Beat author William Burroughs (born February 5, 1914, in St. Louis), whose novel Naked Lunch was the last novel ever banned in the US for obscenity before the Brennan Doctrine promulgated by the US Supreme Court effectively ended literary censorship, had Eleutheria semisextile Elatus, undecimal Dioretsa and Phaethon, sextile Neptune and Cruithne, quintile North Node (making connections, transcending past influences), square Hylonome, tredecile South Node (separation, past influences), trine Ceres, sesquiquadrate Pallas, and opposite Pholus.

The glyph for Eleutheria is mine.



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