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    Virgo. Shown with wheat sheaf in left hand (Spica) and palm frond in right hand. (From 19th century Urania's Mirror.) "Virgo the Maiden" www.bellaonline.c...

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    • J. E. Bruce

      The constellation Virgo is often said to personify Persephone, the daughter of Demeter, the harvest goddess. According to the famous Greek myth, eternal spring once reigned upon the Earth, until that fateful day when the god of the underworld abducted Persephone, the radiant maiden of spring.

    • sydne rain

      there are so many aspects in which i'm a virgo but then there are some that are complete opposite of my true character.

    • Moondialing

      The constellation Virgo the Maiden fully returns to the early evening sky – with her feet planted on the eastern horizon - by late April and early May.

    • Charming & Gorgeous

      first full moon to follow the equinox, faithfully shines in front of Virgo, the harvest goddess. March 26 - 27

    • Catherine Snow

      The first full moon to follow the March equinox faithfully shines in front of Virgo, the harvest goddess, to signal the change of seasons.

    • Rachel Jones

      This picture symbolizes Astraea because she is most commonly displayed with stars, wings and is a part of the myth Virgo

    • Angela Ogle

      Learning Curve on the Ecliptic: Zodiac Sign Virgo

    • Evelyn Sempos

      Virgo star chart

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    Card 1 Draco and Ursa Minor - Urania’s Mirror


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    Card 4 Cepheus - Urania’s Mirror

    Card 12 Taurus Poniatowski, Serpentarius (i.e. Ophicuchus), Scutum Sobiesky and Serpens - Urania’s Mirror

    Card 5 Gloria Frederici, Andromeda and Triangula - Urania’s Mirror

    Card 13 Dephinus, Sagitta, Aquila and Antinous - Urania’s Mirror

    Taurus the bull, as depicted in the 19th century Urania's Mirror, based on Alexander Jamieson's star atlas. Taurus is an ancient zodiac constellation. Mona Evans, "Taurus the Bull" www.bellaonline.c...

    Cassiopeia. As depicted in early 19th century in Urania's Mirror. Being upside down doesn't seem to interfere with her fussing with her hair. (Credit: Ian Ridpath) Mona Evans, "Cassiopeia the Queen", www.bellaonline.c...

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    Cygnus. It's one of the constellations whose shape is a plausible representation of what it represents. As shown in 19th century "Urania's Mirror," it's a swan with outstretched wings. ©Mona Evans, "Cygnus the Swan" www.bellaonline.c...

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    Auriga the Charioteer. As depicted in the 19th century Urania's Mirror. He's hold the reins, but no sign of a chariot! ©Mona Evans, "Auriga the Charioteer" www.bellaonline.c...

    Orion the hunter. You can see the hunter with his raised club in this depiction from the 19th century work "Urania's Mirror." ©Mona Evans, "Orion the Hunter" www.bellaonline.c...

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