Virgo is considered as a female double or mutable sign, which belongs to the element of the Earth; its ruler is Mercury until 1970 it was believed that it was the non-existent planet Vulcan.
The symbol that represents it is the Virgin, which identifies with various goddesses such as Astrea and the Virgin Mary.
In Roman culture was represented by Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, crops and fertility.
According to the legend Astrea was the daughter of Zeus and Themis and knew to be the goddess of Justice, once completed the golden age and men to challenge his authority, returned very upset to the firmament.
With respect to its most distinct features include prudence, the melancholy that pervades them, practicality and perseverance that have to act; This is mainly given for being a feminine sign.
Anyway if we would have to determine a word that defines them this is practicality. Outstanding mental condition is almost a trademark of those born under the sign of virgo, are smart and very analytical in everything that happens to her around but they are also sometimes won by his shyness. They make great emphasis in the order to her around and when we propose something are fighting to get it.
On the other hand, Virgo is one of the constellations of largest and most visible of the Zodiac that is located between Leo to the West and pound to the East, standing out in the bright star Spica or spike.
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