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The Twelve Olympians in the Zodiac

Found this cool article on the Zodiac and the Olympic Gods. Each section is informative. I knew Scorpio was ruled by Ares/Mars, but didn’t know Artemis ruled Scorpios as well. Scorpios, where you at? 😀

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“Pallas (Minerva) watches over the Woolbearer (Aries);
Cytherea (Venus) over Taurus;
Phoebus (Apollo) the shapely Gemini;
You, Cyllenius (Mercury), over Cancer;
and Jupiter, you yourself rule Leo with the Mother of the Gods;
Virgo who bears ears of grain belongs to Ceres;
and the forged scales to Vulcan;
quarrelsome Scorpio clings to Mars;
Diana cherishes the hunting man part horse (Sagittarius);
and Vesta the contracted stars of Capricorn;
opposite Jupiter is Aquarius, the star of Juno;
and Neptune acknowledges his own Pisces in the upper air.”

– Manilius

Given the fact that the western Zodiac is composed of twelve signs, and that it’s more recognisable form dates to the classical world, involving the Olympians in it is not surprising. However, there is surprisingly very little literature about the gods and the signs. I suspect that this is in part due to an assumption that the signs = planetary gods. Suffice…

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