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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.

  • Cindy Morris and John Corsa

    Virgo angel - always in service to SPIRIT

  • Rita Moran

    Virgo (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • 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

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