Leo, the fifth sign, is one of the four fixed signs, and its image of a lion has been given from the earliest times.
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Leo - The Lion

Leo - The Lion

Leo - The Lion - 23 July - 22 August

A Masculine, Fixed Fire sign.

Leo, the fifth sign, is one of the four fixed signs, and its image of a lion has been given from the earliest times. During the early centuries of Christianity, Leo as the second of the four fixed signs was adopted to represent Mark, one of the four Evangelists.

Leo is ruled by the Sun, the symbol of Christ, and is placed in zodiacs and churches as the first of the fixed sign. The symbol of Leo, is regarded to have been derived from ancient Greek horoscopes and is a representation of the lion's tail.

Correspondences

Alchemy: Digestion
American Indian: Sturgeon, Salmon
Animal: Lion
Birthstone: Cat's Eye, Jasper, Sapphire
Colour: Yellow, Purple, Orange
Day: Sunday
Egyptian: Horus
Element: 2nd of three fire signs
Flower: Lily
Gods/Goddess: Helios, Apollo, Ra-Hoor-Khuit
Greek: Apollo
Hawaiian: Hilinaehu - Ku Mask
Indian (Sanskrit): Simha - The Lion
Metal: Gold
Mode: Leadership/creation
Perfume: Olibanum
Plant: Sunflower
Quality: 2nd of four fixed signs
Roman: Helios
Ruler: Sun
Season: Mid-summer
Tarot: Fortitude, Strength(Lust)
Weapon: The Discipline

Characteristics
Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac, a fixed fire sign. Leo represents the king, and Leo can be a very noble sign, though their may be some problems with ego-inflation. Leo can be very dramatic, always putting on a good show for their subjects, and very protective of them as well. The planetary ruler of Leo is the sun.

Hawaiian Astrology
HILINAEHU - Ku Mask. In Hawaiian mythology, is depicted by the mask of Ku, an Akua (God) and the power protector strength of Hawaiian Kings, especially King Kamehameha I. HILINAEHU's Ku is likened to the lion symbol of Greek mythology's Leo, a fiery sign of a King or a President.

Celtic Tree Astrology

Cypress: 26/07 - 04/08

CYPRESS TREE (the Faithfulness) - strong, muscular, adaptable, takes what life has to give, content, optimistic, craves money and acknowledgment, hates loneliness, passionate lover which cannot be satisfied, faithful, quick-tempered, unruly,pedantic, and careless.

Beth-Luis-Nion Tree Alphabet :
Tinne (Holly) July 8 to August 4
Coll (Hazel) August 5 to September 1

Native American Medicine Wheel

Salmon/Sturgeon July 23/August 21
The Hawk Clan

Element: Fire
Direction: South
Directional Color: Red
Directional Totem: The Mouse
Season: Time of ripening
Mode: Emotions
Plant Totem: Rasberries
Stone: Garnet
Colors: Red
Personality: Energetic/ enthusiastic Need to Cultivate emotional/stability

Chinese Astrology - Water Tiger

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