Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) made significant contributions in the fields of philosophy, spiritualism, social reform, art, medicine and education.
The works of Steiner are often relied on when discussing about the science of spirituality, spiritual research, the knowledge of higher world's , freedom and thinking, fundamentals of therapy, illness and the soul.
Historical accounts state that as a child Steiner had a spiritual experience which led him to study and write about the world which could not be seen.
TO BE FREE IS TO BE CAPABLE OF THINKING ONE'S OWN THOUGHTS. FREE FROM THE INFLUENCE OF BODY, SOCIETY AND LINEAGE
MARSILIO FICINO (1433-1499), an Italian scholar wrote of his "Saturn" experiences.
Ficino wrote about how he was a product of Saturn and that his "melancholic temperament" was because Saturn was rising at the time of his birth.
Ficino is said to have re-defined astrology. He agreed that no one could fight Saturn, and that it was best to befriend him and use the options he offered to overcome the limitations of life. (the fate and free will dilemma).
Lynn Hayes, Marsilio Ficino and the Influence of Saturn
Renaissance Astrology, "Marsilio Ficino: Magic, Astrology & the Planetary Hours", https://www.renaissanceastrology.com/ficinoplanetaryhours.html
Saturn, why so serious?
Tycho Brahe 1546-1601
Brahe founded the observatory Uraniborg, a research institute for building astronomical instruments and making careful measurements.
Tycho Brahe prepared a calendar of unlucky days, a compilation from his astrological work for Roman Emperor Rudolph II. Another work was the Magical Calendar, a document of magical and occult symbolism and correspondences.
Occult World, https://occult-world.com/brahe-tycho/