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ESQB - Zodiac

Constellations of the Zodiac and their Descriptions

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Aquarius Water Carrier - beautiful young boy brought to Olympus to be the cupbearer of the gods
Aries Ram or Golden Fleece - fleece was the quest of Jason and the Argonauts
Cancer Crab - sent by Juno to defeat Hercules while he was fighting Hydra
Capricorn Sea Goat - provided for baby Zeus after Rhea saved him from Cronos
Gemini Twin Brothers - the brothers of Helen of Troy
Leo Lion - the Nemean Lion which was killed by Hercules
Libra Scales - made from the claws of Scorpio, held by Astraea, represents justice
Ophiuchus Serpent Holder - legendary physician who sought immortality, Zeus killed him with a bolt of lightning
Pisces Two Fish - Venus and her son Cupid escaped Typhon as two fish tied together
Sagittarius The Archer - a Chiron, half-man half-horse, sent to kill Scorpio
Scorpio The Scorpion - sent by Gaia, or Apollo, to kill Orion when he said he would kill all the animals
Taurus The Bull - Jupiter turns into a bull to carry off Europa - daughter of the King of Crete
Virgo The Virgin - could represent Ishtar, Isis, Demeter, Cybele, Athena, Astraea, or Persephone
Created by: majorpayne14