History of the Egyptian horoscope
The history of the Egyptian horoscope is not very clear, but it is known that the Assyrian king Asurbanipal (668-625 BC) in his library had Egyptian astrological manuscripts dated around 3,000 BC. That is, at the beginning of Egyptian civilization, although more heterodox scholars and archaeologists date the origin of it much earlier.
The Egyptian horoscope, or rather Egyptian astrology, extends to Greece and Rome with great acceptance, and there arise the divine representations applied to the planets (Mars, Saturn, etc.), associating them with their characteristics.
Characteristics of the Egyptian horoscope
The Egyptian horoscope is lunar. That is, it is guided by the lunar cycles, not by the solar like most horoscopes. The astrology of the Egyptians not only studies the influence on the individual, it also studies and classifies the natural movements and phenomena.
Including man as part of that cosmos, so that the Egyptian horoscope is guided by universal laws applied to all aspects of life.
The Egyptian horoscope is divided into 12 signs and each has the name of an Egyptian divinity. The native of each sign of the Egyptian horoscope will not only have characteristics of the corresponding divinity, but also their protection.
Signs of the Egyptian horoscope
Bastet: (16 January – 15 February) Egyptian protective goddess beneficial home. Their natives tend to be kind, loving their home, cordial and loyal friends. But, like cats, they are sometimes too independent.
Taueret: (16 February – 15 March) Goddess of fertility. The natives of this sign of the Egyptian horoscope are usually protective and kind people, very humane and sensitive, but sometimes they can sin hypersensitive.
Sekhmet: (16 March – 15 April) Goddess of war. Powerful and fearful, those born under this sign are usually very vital and powerful physicist. Charismatic and adventurous but irascible, so they are interested in learning how to handle anger.
Ptah: (16 April – 15 May) God of construction and great magician. The natives of this sign of the Egyptian horoscope are patient and persevering, gifted for art and very creative, but sometimes very demanding and perfectionists.
Thot: (16 May – 15 June) God of wisdom. Their natives are great communicators, with insightful intelligence, they do not miss anything. But sometimes they are inconstant, they jump from one restlessness to another.
Isis: (June 16 – July 15) Egyptian female deity by antonomasia. Those born under this sign of the Egyptian horoscope are imaginative, sentimental, paternalistic with theirs and sometimes protective in excess.
Ra: (16 July – 15 August) The sun god is the main deity of the ancient Egyptians. His astrological children are very dynamic, extroverted, with the spirit of great leaders. They like the challenges, but they are bad losers.
Neit: (16 August – 15 September) The goddess of the house. Those born under this sign of the Egyptian horoscope are analytical, methodical and patient. Minute watchers can sometimes be too controlling.
Maat: (16 September – 15 October) Goddess of truth and justice. Their astrological children possess a great sense of justice, they are noble and strong but affable and sympathetic. They need too much of their opinions before making decisions.
Osiris: (16 October – 15 November) God of regeneration and fertility. The natives of this sign of the Egyptian horoscope are passionate, tenacious, resistant to adversity and fighters. Sometimes they sin to be too suspicious.
Hator: (16 November – 15 December) Goddess of love, joy, music and dance. Those born under this sign are sensual, with many artistic gifts. They are cheerful and very jovial, but sometimes they are too frivolous.
Anubis: (16 December – 15 January) God of the necropolis, guide of the souls on the other side. Sharp intelligence, great willpower that makes them achieve their goals, but sometimes they are too ambitious and proud.