Sign: Scorpio · Astrological definition of Sign: Scorpio · Astrology Encyclopedia  ·  April 14, 2024, 7:15 GMT
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Sign: Scorpio

Sign: Scorpio - Astrology Encyclopedia

Definition of Sign: Scorpio The Scorpion. The eighth sign of the zodiac. Its symbol resembles that of Virgo, but with an arrow on the tail - doubtless to represent the sting. It is symbolized by the asp or serpent, harking back to the serpent of the Garden of Eden, and indicating that the will governs or is governed by the reproductive urge. It is sometimes symbolized by the Dragon, and is frequently linked with the constellation Aquilla - the Eagle. The Sun is in Scorpio annually from October 23 to November 22. Astrologically and astronomically it is the second thirty-degree arc after the Sun's passing of the Fall Equinox, occupying a position along the Ecliptic from 210 to 240. It is the Fixed quality of the Water element: negative, nocturnal, cold, moist, watery, mute, phlegmatic. Ruler: Mars. Exaltation: Uranus. Detriment: Venus. Fall: Moon.

...................Ultimate Scorpio

.............Who keeps an arrow in his bow,

.............And if you prod, he lets it go?

.............A fervent friend, a subtle foe -

.................Scorpio.

Symbolic interpretation: The legs and tail of: a scorpion: the tail with the sting, the serpent.

The alembic of the Zodiac, the sign of cosmic purpose, Scorpio is a success Sign. Self-contained, self-centered, and concentrated, it usually succeeds in what it sets out to accomplish; great personal magnetism and healing power.

...........Bright Scorpio, armed with poisonous tail, prepares

...........Men's martial minds for violence and for wars.

...........His venom heats and boils their blood to rage,

...........And rapine spreads o'er the unlucky age.

.....................................................- Manilius.

First Decan: Resourcefulness, an excess of creative energy that ever goads to action; creatice imagination; fertility of ideas; absence of repressions.

Second Decan: Responsibility, restrictions in expression; strong character, for good or bad; vivid passions.

Third Decan: Attainment, the Laurel Crown of Victory. Intense intuitions, vivid ideals, the potency of sex to stimulate ideals and ambitions.

(Nicholas deVore - Encyclopedia of Astrology)

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