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In traditional Western astrology an earth sign is considered to be one of the earth triplicity, which is Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn. Western astrology is the system of astrology most popular in Europe and the United States. ... In the field of astrology a triplicity is a group of three signs belonging to the same element. ... TAURUS is credit transfer agrrement system for SUNY Colleges ... See VIRGO (physics) for a French-Italian project in physics. ... Capricornus (♑), a name meaning Horned Goat in Latin, is one of the constellations of the zodiac. ...


In ancient times the seasons were used to determine an earth sign, so the earth signs would be assigned together in the natural order of the zodiac. Therefore, in ancient astrology the earth signs would correspond with the season of spring, which is Aries, Taurus, and Gemini. A season is one of the major divisions of the year, generally based on broad climatic patterns. ... This article is about the astrological concept. ... Carl Larsson, Våren, 1907 Spring is one of the four seasons of temperate zones. ... Aries (♈) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and its name is Latin for Ram. ... TAURUS is credit transfer agrrement system for SUNY Colleges ... In mythology, the Gemini are Castor and Polydeuces. ...


Earth signs are traditionally associated with stability, solidarity, and practicality.


According to astrological theory, they are realistic, cautious, hard-working and dependable people with the ability to rise steadily to positions of power and control, but said at their worst to be highly materialistic, limited in outlook, and inhibited. They are seen as negative and introverted and not sociable owing to their focus on their own work and goals tending to move them away from an active social life with others. In judgement of friends earth signs are said to be generally reserved, cautious yet fairly passionate. It is said that earth signs tend to be most satisfied when they have accumulated material possessions rather than knowledge (air signs), personal security (water signs) or power (fire signs). Sign can denote any of the following: Within a writing system, a sign is a basic unit. ... In astrology, a fire sign refers to any of the three signs Aries, Leo or Sagittarius. ...


Those with few or no planets in earth signs are seen as likely to be unable to get a grip on key essentials of everyday life and to have an unhealthy disregard for their own physical needs. Those with most of their planets in earth signs are said to be excessively stubborn defenders of the status quo (at best, stout defenders of traditional values). A planet in common parlance is a large object in orbit around a star that is not a star itself. ...


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In Western Astrology the Earth sign is said to consist of the trinity of the Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn constellations.
Those who have hardly any planets in their earth sign are unlikely to understand the priorities of life.
The earth sign, therefore, corresponded to the spring season.
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