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Leo the lion
Leo the lion
Leo
Zodiac Symbol Lion
Birth Dates (Tropical) July 23 - August 22
Birth Dates (Sidereal) August 16 - September 15
Constellation Leo
Zodiac Element Fire
Zodiac Quality Fixed
Domicile Sun
Detriment Uranus (modern)/Saturn
Exaltation Neptune/Pluto (modern/disputed)
Fall None
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Leo is the fifth astrological sign of the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo.It's found in the eastern sky. In western astrology, this sign is no longer aligned with the constellation as a result of the precession of the equinoxes. In astrology, Leo is considered a "masculine", positive (extrovert) sign. It is also considered a fire sign and is one of four fixed signs.[1] Leo is ruled by the Sun. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Leo2. ... Image File history File links Leo2. ... Image File history File links Leo. ... For other uses, see Lion (disambiguation). ... Western astrology is the system of astrology most popular in Western countries. ... is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sidereal astrology is the system of astrology used by some western and all Jyotish astrologers which bases their interpretation around the use of the sidereal zodiac. ... is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the star grouping. ... Leo (IPA: , Latin: , symbol , ) is a constellation of the zodiac. ... In astrology, a triplicity is a group of three signs belonging to the same element. ... In astrology, a fire sign refers to any of the three signs Aries, Leo or Sagittarius. ... In astrology, there are four fixed signs. ... In astrology, a planets domicile (or less commonly house, not to be confused with the astrological house system) is the zodiac sign over which it has rulership. ... The Sun in astrology is considered to possess a number of qualities which influence events on Earth . ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... For other uses, see Uranus (disambiguation). ... This article is about the planet. ... In astrology, exaltation is the second strongest essential dignity of a planet, after the rulership or domicile. ... For other uses, see Neptune (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Pluto (disambiguation). ... In astrology, the fall of a planet is the sign or zoidion which is opposite that planets sign of exaltation. ... Astrological represent twelve equal segments or divisions of the zodiac. ... For other uses, see Zodiac (disambiguation). ... Leo (IPA: , Latin: , symbol , ) is a constellation of the zodiac. ... Western astrology is the system of astrology most popular in Western countries. ... The precession of Earths axis of rotation with respect to inertial space is also called the precession of the equinoxes. ... Hand-coloured version of the anonymous Flammarion woodcut (1888). ... In astrology, a positive, diurnal or masculine sign refers to any of the six odd-numb ered signs of the zodiac: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius or Aquarius. ... In astrology, a fire sign refers to any of the three signs Aries, Leo, or Sagittarius. ... In astrology, there are four fixed signs. ... In astrology, a planets domicile (or less commonly house, not to be confused with the astrological house system) is the zodiac sign over which it has rulership. ... The Sun in astrology is considered to possess a number of qualities which influence events on Earth . ...


Individuals born when the Sun was in this sign are considered Leo individuals. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun is in Leo roughly from July 23 to August 22.[2] Under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently there roughly from August 17 to September 16. The Sun in astrology is considered to possess a number of qualities which influence events on Earth . ... The tropical zodiac is a zodiac based upon tropical time, or the apparent motion of the Sun across the sky over the course of a year. ... is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sidereal astrology is the system of astrology used by some western and all Jyotish astrologers which bases their interpretation around the use of the sidereal zodiac. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Mythology

In mythology is associated with the Greco-Roman god Apollo and sometimes also the gods Helios/Sol, Ra, and Huitzilopochtli and the goddess Sunna.[3] For other uses, see Mythology (disambiguation). ... This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... For other uses, see Apollo (disambiguation). ... Gods can refer to: Plurality of Gods (see polytheism); Postulated preternatural beings (see deity); The upper levels of a theatre (see the gods); A 1991 video game (see Gods (video game)); A sixties rock band (see The Gods (band)). An internet term, common among usenet veterans, for those who engage... For other uses, see Helios (disambiguation). ... Standards Of Learning SOL stands for The Standards Of Learning. ... For other uses, see Ra (disambiguation). ... // Huitzilopochtli, as depicted in the Codex Telleriano-Remensis. ... For the 1934 film, see The Goddess (1934 film). ... Sunna can refer to: Sunna, a female Viking name[]. A number of English place names are derived from this name including Sonning (historically spelled Sunning), Sonning Eye, Sunbury, Sunningdale, Sunninghill and Sunningwell, many close to the River Thames. ...


The astrological symbol or glyph for Leo represents the head and mane of the lion.[4] ...


Associated traits

Astrologers broadly agree that the following are the characteristics of leo: [5]
A person born under the sign of Leo is very:

  • Creative • Proud • Risk-taking
  • Fun-loving • Dramatic • Dignified • Theatrical
  • Passionate • Affectionate • Ardent • Loyal
  • Ambitious • Loves attention • Very strong • Independent
  • Noble • Leader • Sunny • Bright
  • Magnetic • Kingly • Powerful • Enthusiastic
  • Protective • Adoring • Playful • Inventive
  • Generous • Supportive • Warm • Broad-minded
  • Expansive • Faithful • Loving

But is also prone to be:

  • Bossy • Patronizing with an attitude • Egotistical • Boastful
  • Pompous • Dogmatic • Pushy
  • Over self-conscious • Over-aggressive • Possessive
  • Dependent on others • Materialistic • Over-dramatic • Argumentative
  • Interfering • Jealous • Self-serving
  • Voracious • Arrogant
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  • Ideal Careers: Politicians, Chef, Lawyer, Law and Government Enforcement, Photographer, Entertainer, Real Estate Agent, Artists, Model, and Fashion Designer.
  • Likes: Spotlight, speculative ventures, luxurious living, gold, adornment, fashion, pageantry, grandeur, taking shortcuts.
  • Dislikes: Doing things safely, ignorant people, penny-pinching, being compared to others, loneliness, pointlessness.

Hand-coloured version of the anonymous Flammarion woodcut (1888). ... Image File history File links Astrologyproject. ... The history of astrology encompasses a great span of human history and many cultures. ... Astronomy is the oldest of the natural sciences, dating back to antiquity, with its origins in the religious, mythological, and astrological practices of pre-history: vestiges of these are still found in astrology, a discipline long interwoven with public and governmental astronomy, and not completely disentangled from it until a... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Much of the survival of classical sciences like astronomy, mathematics, geography and philosophy in the Western world is due to the fact that it was preserved and used by the Arab world from about the 8th Century, when Europe was going through its Dark Ages. ... Chinese astrology is the divination of the future from the Chinese calendar, which is based on astronomy, and ancient Chinese philosophy. ... Hellenistic astrology is a tradition of horoscopic astrology that developed in the Mediterranean region and specifically Hellenistic Egypt sometime around the late 2nd or early 1st century BCE. Endnotes Note 1: See David Pingree - From Astral Omens to Astrology from Babylon to Bikaner, Roma: Istituto Italiano per LAfrica e... It has been suggested that Indian astronomy be merged into this article or section. ... Western astrology is the system of astrology most popular in Western countries. ... This is a list of differentiated systems of astrology. ... Horoscopic astrology is a form of astrology which uses a horoscope or chart to gain information from the position of cosmic bodies. ... Natal astrology, also known as genethliacal astrology, is the system of astrology based upon the concept that each individuals personality or path in life can be determined by constructing a natal chart for the exact date, time, and location of a persons birth. ... Electional astrology (called Muhurt or Muhurtha in Hindu astrology) concerns itself with finding the best time to do a particular activity. ... Horary astrology is a very old branch of astrology by which an astrologer will try to answer a question by drawing up an astrological chart or horoscope for the exact time and place at which that question came to mind or when it was put to them. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Political astrology. ... This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ...

Physical traits

Many astrologers believe that each sign of the zodiac has its own identifying physical traits. Some think of Leos as being usually tall, with thin waists, strong physical features, large appendages (hands, feet, etc.) and tend to be pale with occasional freckles. They are said to be tending to keep their head held high and look down their noses at others, and have a mane of thick, dark hair. [6]


Compatibilities

Leo is widely thought to be compatible with: Aries [7] ; Sagittarius [7] Aries the animal Aries is an astrological sign that originated from the constellation Aries, and is the first sign of the zodiac. ... Sagittarius the archer Sagittarius is the ninth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Sagittarius. ...


There are many variables that determine compatibility in astrology, such as birth dates, birth months, birth years, position of a sign within the Sun, the Moon, Stars, etc. The signs listed as compatible with Leo do not reflect an individual profile or individual reading as interpreted within astrology, but rather reflect a general guideline and reference to compatibility as dictated by variables such as Qualities and Elements within the Zodiac. [7] For other uses, see Zodiac (disambiguation). ...


Correspondences

The following items are traditionally associated with Leo: [8]

Associations
Birthstone Ruby
Gemstone Ruby, Sunstone
Flowers Sunflower Marigold
Colors Gold Shades of the setting Sun
Metals Gold
Countries Greece, Italy, Romania

The Indian equivalent of Leo is Simha;[citation needed] the Chinese equivalent is thought to be the charming, inventive Monkey, whose lunar month is 8 August - 7 September.[9] The corresponding month in the Babylonian calendar is Abu.[citation needed] A birthstone is a gemstone or other semi-precious stone which is associated with a month of the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the mineral. ... This article is about the mineral. ... Sunstone, a feldspar exhibiting in certain directions a brilliant spangled appearance, which has led to its use as an ornamental stone. ... For other uses, see Sunflower (disambiguation). ... Marigold can mean: Flowering plants in the family Asteraceae in the following genera: Calendula (Marigold or Pot Marigold) Tagetes (Mexican marigold, African marigold or French marigold) Glebionis segetum (syn. ... GOLD refers to one of the following: GOLD (IEEE) is an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level (Graduates of the Last Decade). ... Sol redirects here. ... GOLD refers to one of the following: GOLD (IEEE) is an IEEE program designed to garner more student members at the university level (Graduates of the Last Decade). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Monkey (申) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. ... In the Babylonian calendar a year consisted of 12 lunar months, each beginning when a new crescent moon was first sighted low on the western horizon at sunset. ...


References

  1. ^ Jeff Mayo, Teach Yourself Astrology, pp 38-41, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1979
  2. ^ Psychic Jive
  3. ^ Spelwerx Astrology - Leo http://www.spelwerx.com/leo.html
  4. ^ Cafe Astrology - http://www.cafeastrology.com/zodiacleo.html
  5. ^ Robert Pelletier & Leonard Cataldo Be Your Own Astrologer pp 24 - 33, Pan Books Ltd, London 1984; Maritha Pottenger, Astro Essentials, pp 31 - 36, ACS Publications San Diego, 1991 ; Jeff Mayo, Ibid, pp 41-55, 1979
  6. ^ The Diagram Group, The Little Giant Encyclopedia of The Zodiac, pp 159, Sterling Publishing Company, New York, 1997
  7. ^ a b c The Diagram Group, The Little Giant Encyclopedia of The Zodiac, p 171, Sterling Publishing Company, New York, 1997
  8. ^ Derek and Julia Parker, The New Complete Astrologer, pp194-5, Crescent Books , New York, 1990
  9. ^ Theodora Lau, The Handbook of Chinese Horoscopes, pxxvii, Souvenir Press, London, 2005

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Western astrology is the system of astrology most popular in Western countries. ... In astrology, a fire sign refers to any of the three signs Aries, Leo, or Sagittarius. ... In traditional Western astrology an earth sign is considered to be one of the earth triplicity, which is Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn. ... In astrology, the air signs consist of Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. ... In astrology a water sign refers to any of the signs Cancer, Scorpio, or Pisces. ... In astrology, a cardinal sign (also called by older astrologers a moveable sign) is a sign of the zodiac that initiates a change of temperate zone season when the Sun makes its annual passage into them. ... In astrology, there are four fixed signs. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Bicorporeal sign. ... Aries the animal Aries is an astrological sign that originated from the constellation Aries, and is the first sign of the zodiac. ... Taurus the bull Taurus is the second astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Taurus. ... Gemini the twins Gemini is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Gemini, and is the third sign of the zodiac. ... Cancer astrology sign on the ceiling of the main concourse of Grand Central Terminal. ... Virgo the virgin or maiden Virgo is an astrological sign which originated from the constellation Virgo, and is the sixth sign of the zodiac. ... Libra is an astrological sign and is the seventh sign of the zodiac. ... Scorpio the animal Scorpio is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Scorpius, and is the eighth sign of the zodiac. ... Sagittarius the archer Sagittarius is the ninth astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Sagittarius. ... A Capricorn from a 15th century book Capricorn is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Capricornus, and is the tenth sign of the zodiac. ... Spirit of Aquarius Aquarius is the eleventh astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation Aquarius. ... Symbol of Pisces Pisces is an Astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Pisces, and is the twelfth sign of the zodiac. ...

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