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Astrology

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Transcript of Astrology

Aries Astrology Today's Astrology 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius

Capricorn Aquarius Pisces March 21 to April 20

People born under the sign of Aries tend to be very open and are very enthusiastic people. They act to anger rather quickly and are very quick to speak their mind. They sometimes have horrible anxiety and have been known to be very generous people Aries the Ram is the first sign of the zodiac. Aries is linked with the myth of the golden fleece. A ram was given to Phrixus and Helle. They tried to escape the wrath of Hera by crossing the sea on the ram but Helle fell off and died. Phrixus arrived safely in Colchis. Then he sacrificed the ram to Zeus who gave it a place among the constellations. Myths of Aries Traits of Aries Myths of Taurus Traits of Taurus April 21 to May 21

People born under the sign Taurus are practical and reserved. Taurean people have strong will power and are very self-disciplined. Taurean people are gentle and caring. They are motivated by self-preservation. When they make a decision, it is set in stone. Taurus the bull is the second sign of the Greek zodiac. Zeus disguised himself as a bull and took Europa across the sea to Crete. Europa grew old and died so Zeus raised her into the heavens as the constellation Taurus. The Myths of Gemini The Traits of Gemini The story of Gemini is about Castor and Pollux. They were inseparable until Castor died in battle. Castor was sent to the netherworld. Pollux prayed for Zeus to take his life because he would rather die than live without his bother. Zeus offered for Pollux to live on Mount Olympus but he declined Zeus's offer. Therefore, Zeus said that the twins would spend one day on Mount Olympus then the next in the netherworld. In honor of their brotherly love, Zeus placed an image of the twins among the stars. May 22 to June 21

People born under the sign of Gemini change their mind a lot. Geminis are bright, witty and are never in the same place for very long. Geminis are optimistic people and they have the enthusiasm of a child. They believe life should be lived to the fullest. The Myths of Cancer The Traits of Cancer The story of Cancer is linked with Hercules second labor. Hercules was fighting the hydra and the hydra was losing. Therefore, Hera sent a giant crab to distract Hercules. The crab pinched Hercules’s foot but he just crushed it with his foot. Hera placed the crab among the stars for its effort to help the hydra. June 22 to July 22

Cancians are loving and caring by nature. They are very emotional people and they are friendly. Cancians are giving and selfless. They are always good people and have good parenting instincts along with good marriage instincts. The Myths of Leo The Traits of Leo July 23 to August 22

Leos are dominant, spontaneous, ambitious, strong willed and independent. Leos are outgoing, kind and happy people. The bad side is that they are quick- tempered, blunt and nasty when things do not go their way. The Nemean Lion could not be killed by any weapon, nothing could penetrate its skin. For Hercules first labor he had to kill that lion. Hercules strangled it to death but not before it ate one of his fingers. In honor of the lion Zeus placed it among the stars. The Myths of Libra The Traits of Libra Libra was added among the stars by the Greeks to balance out the great difference between Virgo and Scorpio. Day and night last about the same amount of time when Libra is present. September 24 to October 23

Libras are charming, peace loving, easygoing and sociable. To astrologers Libra is one of the most civilized of all 12 of the signs. Libras are optimistic people and bear a strong sense of justice and fair play. Libras are good at charming and delighting their friends. They are also good at attracting more friends. The Myths of Virgo The Traits of Virgo August 23 to September 22

Virgos are refined, loves cleanliness, hygiene and order. They are patient, critical, and selective. Virgos are polite and soft-spoken people. Both boy and girl Virgos have charm and dignity.
Astraea is the goddess of justice and when evil took its grip on the world, she was the last god to leave earth. She lived among the stars and transformed into the constellation Virgo. The Myths of Scorpio The Traits of Scorpio Gaia the early god of the earth hates Orion with all of her heart so she sent a scorpion to sting Orion. The scorpion’s venom sends Orion to an early grave. Gaia places the scorpion among the stars to mark her victory.
October 24 to November 22

Scorpios have intense and powerful natures, which makes then willful and very proud. You rarely find a Scorpio in the middle of what is going on but they are always aware if it concerns them. They make very loyal friends but they make the worst foes. They are quick to feel insult and anger. The Myths of Sagittarius The Traits of Sagittarius Cheiron the king of centaurs was accidently shot with a poisonous arrow by Hercules. He had to endure horrible pain and he would not die because he was half-divine. Zeus had pity on him and allowed Cheiron to give up his divineness, so he can finally die. Once Cheiron died Zeus transformed him into the constellation Sagittarius.
November 23 to December 21

Sagittarians are positive and upbeat people. They have a bright outlook on life no matter what and are always full of energy. They are adventurous and eager to explore things outside of their comfort zone. Sagittarians are prone to anger and they are very impatient. They can also be demanding. Their motto is keep on keepin’ on. The Myths of Capricorn The Traits of Capricorn Once Zeus was born his mother , Rhea, hid him on the island of Crete. Once on Crete a Goat nymph took care of Zeus and raised him. For taking care of him Zeus placed his goat mother's image among the stars. December 22 to January 20

Capricorns are serious people and normally possess a dry sense of humor. They are independent and clever. Capricorns are strong willed and cautious about everything. The Myths of Aquarius The Traits of Aquarius January 21 to February 19

Aquarians can be shy, sensitive and patient. They are interesting and attractive people. Aquarians are tolerant of other people’s opinions and they appreciate the beauty of the fine arts. They usually are intelligent and logical people. Aquarians possess great imaginations. Zeus was quite fond of Ganymede, so Zeus flew down to earth and kidnapped him in the form of an eagle. Once on mount Olympus Zeus gave him the job of cupbearer. A cupbearer is someone who brings nectar to the gods, which is the source of their immortality. For Ganymede serving Zeus well he gave him a place in the Greek Zodiac as Aquarius. The Myths of Pisces The Traits of Pisces
February 22 to March 20

There are too many different kinds of Pisces. It is hard describe in only a few words. They change and form with their environment. With nothing to take the shape of in thier environment, Pisces tend to drift along. When the horrible monster Typhon approached mount Olympus, all of the gods disguise themselves into different animals. Aphrodite and her son Eros turned into twin fish and dove into the ocean. Once the monster was defeated, Aphrodite was grateful to the fish who let her take their form, so she placed them in the Greek Zodiac. Today's Astrology Origins The creation of Astrology was credited to the babylonians The Babylonians created astrology in the 16th century B.C Babylonian Astrology only consisted of 5 gods and goddesses Their five gods were actually the planets: Mars , Venus, Saturn, Jupiter, Mercury Horoscopes Horoscopes are charts of the heavens that are said to reveal your character or future. A horoscope has three parts: the zodiac, the houses, and the planets. Houses are imaginary divisoins of the surface of the earth. There is 12 different houses. The zodiac is a band of stars that circle the earth. These stars are called signs The planets used in horoscopes are: Jupiter, Mars, Murcury, Neptune, Pluto, Saturn, Uranus, and Venus Signs of the Zodiac
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