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Encyclopedia > Pisces (astrology)
Symbol of Pisces
Symbol of Pisces
Pisces a.k.a. the fish
Zodiac Symbol: Fish
Birth Dates (Tropical): February 19 - March 20
Birth Dates (Sidereal): March 15 - April 14
Birth Dates (Solar): March 12 - April 18
Constellation: Pisces
Zodiac Element: Water
Zodiac Quality: Mutable
Domicile: Jupiter, Neptune
Detriment: Mercury
Exaltation: Venus
Fall: Mercury
Numbers: Three, Six, Two
Day: Thursday


Pisces is an Astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Pisces, and is the twelfth sign of the zodiac. Pisces is classed as a Negative or feminine, introverted sign; its element is water and its Quality is Mutable. [1] In astrology Pisces is ruled by the planet Jupiter and since its discovery also by the planet Neptune. The opposite sign to Pisces is Virgo. Under the tropical zodiac, Pisces is occupied by the Sun from February 19 to March 20, and under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently from March 15 to April 13. Pisces is believed to be the true zodiac month of birth of Jesus (not Capricorn). Early Christians used this zodiac sign to distinguish themselves from Romans as well as celebrate Christmas in March until the holy day was shifted, a millennium later, to December by papacy triggering the Great Schism. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 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Mythology

In mythology Pisces is often associated with Helen of Troy, from the legend of the Trojan War. Pisces is also associated with the Greco-Roman god Poseidon/Neptune and sometimes also the gods Zeus/Jupiter, Morpheus, and Thor and the goddess Tyche/Fortuna. For other uses, see Mythology (disambiguation). ... Helen was the wife of Menelaus and reputed to be the most beautiful woman in the world, and her abduction by Paris brought about the Trojan War. ... For other uses, see Legend (disambiguation). ... The fall of Troy, by Johann Georg Trautmann (1713–1769). ... This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... Neptune reigns in the city of Bristol. ... For other uses, see Neptune (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 Zeus (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Jupiter (disambiguation). ... Sleep and his half-brother Death (Hypnos and Thanatos) by John William Waterhouse (1874) Morpheus (he who forms, shapes, moulds, from the Greek morphe) is the Greek god of dreams. ... For other uses, see Thor (disambiguation). ... For the 1934 film, see The Goddess (1934 film). ... Tyche on the reverse of this coin by Gordian III. In Greek mythology, Tyche (Roman equivalent: Fortuna) was the presiding tutelary deity that governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny. ... Fortuna governs the circle of the four stages of life, the Wheel of Fortune, in a manuscript of Carmina Burana In Roman mythology, Fortuna (equivalent to the Greek goddess Tyche) goddess of fortune, was the personification of luck, hopefully of good luck, but she could be represented veiled and blind...


The basis for the mythology surrounding Pisces has its origins in the story of Aphrodite and Eros being chased into a river by the Titan Typhoon. Aphrodite was unable to save herself and her newborn son. She shouted for help, only to be saved by a Trojan warrior who was blessed to turn into two fish. The warrior prayed to Poseidon and transformed into the fish and saved the Goddess and her son. As a reward, Aphrodite raised the warrior to the heavens as the ruler of the twelfth house. For other uses, see Mythology (disambiguation). ... The Birth of Venus, (detail) by Sandro Botticelli, 1485 For other uses, see Aphrodite (disambiguation). ... Look up eros, Eros, EROS in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


The astrological symbol for Pisces represents two fish swimming in oppposite directions yet still attached to each other. ...


Characteristics

Astrologers broadly agree that the following are the characteristics of Pisces: [2] The Pisces person is playful, friendly, flexible, nurturing, free-spirited, romantic, happy, sensitive, mystical, enchanting, smart, emotional, reverent, creative, loving, spontaneous, wise, open minded, caring, devoted, liberal, humorous, understanding, tolerant, benevolent, self-sacrificing and artistic.


They can also sometimes be distracted, detached, illusory, impractical, gullible, neglectful, escapist, lazy, erratic, undependable, self-oriented, cold, aloof, mean, self-centered, somewhat moody, fickle, confused, depressed, split-personality, irresponsible, goal-less, lack of motivation or push, and dependency issues.

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Dislikes: Feeling vulnerable, alone or unloved, having no goals to move towards, feeling invalidated, being ignored, crude or harsh behavior, noisy scenes and displays, having no dreams, having no sense of structure


Suitable occupations are where compassionate and intuitive qualities are needed; such as caring for the sick, needy and animals, religious, social workers, hospitals and institutions, poets, writers, actors, psychics. In medical astrology, Pisces governs the feet and immune system. This old document shows the anciently-held link between the 12 signs of the Zodiac and the various parts of the body Medical astrology (traditionally known as Iatromathematics) is an ancient medical system that associates various parts of the body, diseases and drugs as under the influence of the Sun...


Physical traits

Astrologers believe that each of the zodiac signs has identifiable physical traits. Physically, individuals born under the sign of Pisces supposedly tend to have large albeit dainty feet, long thin hair, heavy-lidded, beautiful and liquid eyes, a tall stature, long legs and a broad physique.[citation needed]


Miscellaneous

The following items are also traditionally associated with Pisces: [3]

Associations
Birthstones Aquamarine and Heliotrope (mineral)
Colors Aquamarine, Purple, Mauve
Gemstones Amethyst, Emerald, Bloodstone, Moonstone, Aquamarine
Metal Platinum, Tin

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The Indian equivalent of Pisces is Meena; the Chinese equivalent is the Rabbit. This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


Some famous Pisceans

The following is a list of some famous people whose sun sign is in Pisces. The list is indicative only and makes no claim to be a representative sample of all Pisceans. Western astrology employs the tropical zodiac which divides the ecliptic into twelve signs of equal length starting at the first point of Aries, which is defined as the point at which the ecliptic (the apparent path of the Sun through the heavens) crosses the celestial equator at the spring equinox. ...

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See also

Flyod Joy Mayweather Jr. 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 an astrological sign which originated from the constellation Taurus, and is the second sign of the zodiac. ... 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. ... Leo the lion Leo is an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Leo, and is the fifth sign of the zodiac. ... 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 an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Sagittarius, and is the ninth sign of the Zodiac. ... 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 an astrological sign, which originated from the constellation Aquarius, and is the eleventh sign of the zodiac. ...


References

  1. ^ Jeff Mayo, Teach Yourself Astrology, pp 38-41, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1979
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ Derek and Julia Parker, The New Compleat Astrologer, pp194-5, Crescent Books , New York, 1990
  4. ^ http://www.ecentral.com/astra/fpisces.html

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