Wikipedia encyclopedia tells us "Capricorn is associated with the Greek myth of the goat Amalthea, who provided the infant Zeus with milk, or ambrosia in some versions." "Zeus placed her in the sky to honor her (Catasterismi)." "Capricorn is also associated with the god Saturn and the god Aristaeus."
"The Babylonian zodiacal sign is called šaxû "ibex." The sun in this month entered the suxûru-fish constellation, called the star of Tashmetum, the wife of Nabu." "The goat-fish is known from depictions on Babylonian monuments as a representation of Enki/Ea. Also linked to the Greek God, Pan."
"The astrological symbol for Capricorn is said to represent the horns and tail of the goat-fish or sea-goat."
Astrologers assign personality traits to the signs. The following are traits more widely associated with Capricorn. Note that no scientific research thus far has been able to prove such correlation. Many astrologers consider planetary aspects to hold a key influence which may override sign location and thus conceding many exceptions.
Practical / Disciplined / methodical / organized
Prudent / cautious / careful / Steadfast / persevering / stable
Ambitious / focused / Hard-working / Career-oriented
Trustworthy / dependable / reliable / Responsible
Serious / Strong / Competent / Authoritative
Self-reliant / independent / Self-critical
Persistent / dedicated / Rational / reasonable
Shrewd / wise / Aloof / businesslike /Tenacious
Traditional / conventional
Capricorn is widely thought to be compatible with same earth element signs, Taurus and Virgo.
There are many variables that determine compatibility in astrology, such as birth dates, birth months, birth years, position of a sign within the Sun, the Moon, Stars, house positions, etc. The signs listed as compatible with Capricorn do not reflect an individual profile or individual reading as interpreted within astrology, but rather reflect a general guideline and reference to compatibility as dictated by variables such as Qualities and Elements within the Zodiac. documentation_license
The following items are traditionally associated with Capricorn:
- Birthstones: Ruby • Turquoise (December) • Garnet (January)
- Colors: Dark brown • Black • Gray
- Gemstones: Onyx • Quartz • Beryl • Obsidian • Amethyst
- Countries: India • Afghanistan • Pakistan • Mexico • Cuba
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Many astrologers believe that each sign of the zodiac has identifiable physical traits. Some find that physically, individuals born under the sign of Capricorn tend to have dark hair, steady eyes, a dark complexion, capable hands, and prominent cheekbones. The body is often tall and angular, with a tendency for the back to bend with age. The eyes are small, dark and beady.
zodiac, Capricorn has been associated with the astrological 10th house."
Individuals born when the Sun was in this sign are considered Capricorn individuals." "Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun is in Capricorn roughly from December 22 to January 21." "Under the sidereal zodiac, it is currently there roughly from January 15 to February 12."
Twelve signs of the zodiac