In 525 BCE Egypt was conquered by the Persians so

Egyptian astrology was likely affected by the Persian conquest of Egypt in 525 BCE, followed by the Macedonians under Alexander. Ptolemy then influenced the West:

“In 525 BCE Egypt was conquered by the Persians so there is likely to have been some Mesopotamian influence on Egyptian astrology.

After the occupation by Alexander the Great in 332 BCE, Egypt came under Greek rule and influence. The city of Alexandria was founded by Alexander after the conquest and during the 3rd and 2nd centuries BCE, the scholars of Alexandria were prolific writers. It was in ‘Alexandrian Egypt’ that Babylonian astrology was mixed with the Egyptian tradition of Decanic astrology to create Horoscopic astrology.

Particularly important in the development of horoscopic astrology was the astrologer and astronomer Ptolemy, who lived in Alexandria in Egypt. Ptolemy’s work the Tetrabiblos laid the basis of the Western astrological tradition. The earliest Zodiac found in Egypt dates to the 1st century BCE, the Dendera Zodiac.”

Modified from <https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Astrology_in_Hellenistic_Egypt>

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