Virgo

Virgo

Virgo

Virgo, the Maiden, is the fifth sign in the Zodiac and represents those born between Aug. 23 and Sept. 22.

Virgo as a Goddess

Virgo is the Goddess of Innocence and Purity, Astraea. According to the creation myth, Zeus sent Pandora down to Earth as a punishment to man. Because of her curiosity, she opened the box the gods had warned her not to, and let the plagues of hate, envy, sickness, etc. out into the world. Of course, Hope did not escape, but the Earth was just unbearable. One by one, the gods returned to the heavens to live. Astraea was the last to leave.

The constellation of Virgo

She became the constellation Virgo, and according to legend, when the Golden Age comes again, Astraea will return to the Earth.

Virgo in Astrology

According to Astrology  Virgo is an earth sign and Virgo people are typically analytical, kind, hardworking and practical. 

See Also: Capricorn, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius

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