Friday, March 30, 2007

Astrological Signs Libra

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, LC-USZC4-10068]TITLE: Libra / Sidy. Hall, sculpt. CALL NUMBER: Illus. in QB45 .A83 (Case X) [P&P], REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC4-10068 (color film copy transparency), No known restrictions on publication.
Digital ID: cph 3g10068 Source: color film copy transparency Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-10068 (color film copy transparency) Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Retrieve higher resolution JPEG version (192 kilobytes)

SUMMARY: Astronomical chart showing a balance forming the constellation. MEDIUM: 1 print on layered paper board : etching, hand-colored. CREATED, PUBLISHED: [1825], CREATOR: Hall, Sidney, etcher.

RELATED NAMES: Aspin, Jehoshaphat, 18th/19th cent. NOTES: Illus. in: A familiar treatise on astronomy ... / Jehoshaphat Aspin. London : 1825, pl. 22.
Exhibited: World Treasures of the Library of Congress, 2002.

REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. DIGITAL ID: (color film copy transparency) cph 3g10068, CARD #: 2002695513

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [reproduction number, LC-USZC4-10068]

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Libra (astrology) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Libra is an astrological sign, which is associated with the constellation Libra. Under the tropical zodiac, Libra is occupied by the Sun from September 23 to October 22, and under the sidereal zodiac, it ends on November 15. The opposite sign to Libra is Aries.

Libra is the seventh sign of the Zodiac and associated with justice. Individuals born under this sign are thought to have a pleasant, articulate, charming, charismatic, fair, idealistic, refined, and self-sufficient character, but one which is also prone to flirtatiousness, frivolity, indecision, selfishness, anger, envy, excessive pride, cruelty, coldness, and isolation. In terms of anatomy, Libra is said to rule the excretory functions via the kidneys, skin, lumbar region, buttocks, adrenals and vasomotor system, and lumbar vertebrae. In terms of geography Libra is linked with China, Japan, Denmark, Austria, Argentina, Tibet, Ethiopia, India, Italy, France, Egypt and South Africa.

Physically, individuals born under the sign of Libra supposedly tend to have a graceful figure; a roundish head; a tan or almost olive complexion; large and soulful eyes; small and refined features; a high forehead; a thin nose; dark, thick hair; and thin eyebrows. They are thought to usually be of above average height.

In mythology Libra is often associated with the Greek mythological figure of Atalanta. Libra is also associated with the Greco-Roman goddess Aphrodite/Venus and sometimes also the goddesses Hera/Juno, Ishtar, Freyja, and Frigg and the gods Xolotl,

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