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The origins of today’s horoscope are to be found in Ancient Egypt, a land capable of blending its wisdom with the Babylonian one, giving rise to the famous astral predictions. You will also find all the symbols with dates and descriptions
The birth of the modern horoscope
The birth of today’s horoscope is to be found in Hellenistic Egypt, a historical moment in which Egyptian society underwent renewals and transformations more than any other. In fact, the union with Babylonian astrology dates back to this historical moment, a bond fortified by the arrival of the Greeks, who favored this union, thus providing the basis for that still used today.
The Egyptians, in fact, used the stars to calculate the durations of the day and night, thus developing an incredibly precise system based on groups of stars that alternated after sunset. This, however, did not have any kind of propitiatory meaning but represented a mere temporal measurement. This is certainly due to the precision achieved by the Egyptians in the field of astronomy, this unlike the Babylonians who, given their backwardness in this field, saw most of the apparitions as something miraculous.
From this union will be born the first horoscope in history, immediately acquired by the Greeks, who placed the zodiac signs still present today. I tried to look for a reliable source that was able to show what the symbols were used in ancient times by the ancient Egyptians but I have not found any. It is not a problem, however, since objectively, the horoscope has no scientific value whatsoever and I would be glad that you lived it with me as a “game”. The source I used is astrologyk.com which you can consult if you would like to find out more about it.
Nile (from 1 to 10 January, from 19 to 28 June, from 1 to 7 September and from 18 to 26 November)
The Nile represents the beginning of something. The people of this sign have a very peaceful character and do not like conflicts. Sometimes they can be under the power of passions, but other times they act wisely. They often change their mood; they can be calm and peaceful and then suddenly get angry. The people of this sign are excellent observers and communicate perfectly with other people. The people of the Nile are analysts who like to dream of wellness opportunities and how to live a peaceful and calm life.
Amon-Ra (from 8 to 21 January and from 1 to 11 February)
Amun-Ra is the god of protection and is considered the king of the gods. Those who were born under the sign of the Egyptian god Amun-Ra, talented and optimistic, become good leaders and inspire other people. In any situation, Amon-Ra people are always confident and keep everything under control. Thanks to their optimism, very often they feel happy because they are able to trust their inner voice which they also use to help others. They are very successful and fortunate and can make a career as a consultant, trainer or motivational leader, inspiring others to improve so much that people often come to them for advice.
Mut (from 22 to 31 January and from 8 to 22 September)
Mut symbolizes woman and mother and in Egyptian mythology, it also symbolizes the divine mother, so much so that her name means “mother of the world”. People born under the sign of Mut are educators and supporters and tend to become good parents. Often they hide their innermost feelings and thoughts, opening themselves only to the closest people so as to be considered very shy. Only by approaching someone do they show their knowledge, wisdom and generosity. They clearly know what they want from life and are focused on making their dreams come true and are able to attract others with their charm and patience.
Geb (from 12 to 29 February and from 21 to 30 August)
In ancient Egyptian mythology, Geb was the god of the earth, father of Osiris, Seth, Isis and Nephthys and it was believed that earthquakes began from his laughter. People born under the sign of the Egyptian sign Geb, have a kind heart and have a good intuition. Occasionally, they are overly emotional, but this charm and magnetism attracts other people. People born under the sign of Geb, very reliable friends, can be very sensitive, but always remain fresh and delicate. They are diplomats and always think before acting. They may be shy, but if necessary, they are quite persistent.
Osiris (from 1st to 10th March and from 27th November to 18th December)
People born under the sign of Osiris have 2 sides of personality and can be very energetic and strong, but also undecided. They are successful in new efforts, optimistic and very generous. Thanks to their intelligence and charisma, people born under this sign can make a successful career in business or education. They are born leaders and confidently use this ability to achieve their goals. They live today and are always full of energy and first of all they think of themselves. They differ in the immediacy of communicating with other people and always do what they say and love to help others. People with this sign are very independent and don’t like to follow someone’s orders.
Isis (from 11 to 31 March, from 18 to 29 October and from 19 to 31 December)
Isis symbolizes the mother and goddess of nature, is the patroness of children, the poor and the dead; daughter of Geb and Nut and sister of Osiris, Seth and Nephthys, married her brother Osiris and gave birth to a son named Horus. The people of this sign are very straightforward, some consider them too stupid and open, others appreciate their direct communication style. Usually, they seek a romantic relationship with enterprising and carefree people. They are sociable people who like to give advice to others, the people of Isis have a good sense of humor. People with this sign will not allow obstacles to stand in the way.
Thoth (from 1st to 19th April and from 8th to 17th November)
Thoth is the god of the moon, of knowledge and wisdom and known as the creator of writing. People born under this sign of Egyptian astrology are able to solve problems perfectly and like to share their knowledge with others, so much so that often they become teachers and mentors. They communicate well with people and can become writers or journalists. People with this sign have a good memory and never forget someone’s service or a kind gesture. I’m always looking for ways to improve. In a romantic relationship, they are honest and true and are attracted to people with the same values.
Horus (from April 20 to May 7 and from August 12 to 19)
Horus, son of Osiris and Isis, is also known as Horus; in ancient Egyptian mythology, it symbolizes the stars and the sky. People born under the sign of Horus are very courageous and ready for risk, they are very charismatic personalities and are always optimistic, so much so that they will be successful in any profession. They are the leaders who motivate and inspire others even if, due to a strong will and they can be stubborn. They put the needs of their families above their own, acting selflessly for the benefit of those they love.
Anubis (from 8 to 27 May and from 29 June to 13 July)
In Egyptian mythology Anubis is the guardian of the underworld. People born under the sign of Anubis are very passionate and creative, very emotional and sensitive, usually prefer to work alone; their emotions can be very unpredictable. Despite being introverted, people of this sign radiate trust that causes respect from other people and always freely express their opinion. The people of the Anubis sign are very perceptive and conservative; very careful, often know in advance the thoughts and motives of other people. They are interested in professions related to education and psychology. They never leave the target, even if they won’t be able to reach it in a few years.
Seth (from May 28 to June 18 and from September 28 to October 2)
In Egyptian mythology, Seth is known as the god of chaos. People born under this Egyptian sign are always looking for changes and can seek adventures and emotions throughout their lives. They set high goals and don’t stop until they are achieved. These are leaders who don’t like to lose or be second, they always solve problems with determination and perseverance. Seth’s people will not sacrifice their progress for the sake of everyone else. The people of this sign are very sociable and charismatic and he likes to be the center of attention. They can become good ministers, motivating speakers or salespeople. Seth’s people prefer actions to silence and solitude.
Bastet (from 14 to 28 July, from 23 to 27 September and from 3 to 17 October)
In Egyptian mythology Bastet is known as the goddess of cats and the goddess of pleasure, protects women and fertility, as well as love. People born under the sign of Bastet always seek balance and peace and avoid confrontation and stressful situations. They have a very strong intuition through which they can even be sensitive, and it also allows them to see the real reasons behind people’s actions. The people of the Bastet sign are charming personalities who love to enjoy life and surround themselves with pleasant things, in fact they are inspired by music and art. In romantic relationships, they are loyal and devoted partners. They are very emotional and sensitive, but they also protect those they love very much.
Sekhmet (from 29 July to 11 August and from 30 October to 7 November)
In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet is known as the goddess of war but is also considered a healer. People born under the Egyptian Sekhmet brand have a double identity: on the one hand, they are disciplined and strict, on the other they are free and they simply love to follow the flow, without any restrictions. They are perfectionists who have a sense of duty and justice and can become good judges and leaders. Sekhmet people are very professional and able to maintain confidentiality. Many people respect them for discipline and favors. Their main goal is always to maintain their pride.
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