Wisdom Art - Cancer ConstellationCancer Constellation and Mythology



Jun 22 to Jul 22




Cancer: The fourth sign of the zodiac

Zodiac Symbol: Crab

Constellation: Cancer

Element: Water

Zodiac Quality: Cardinal

Planet: Moon
 

Mythology

 


The Latin for Cancer means Crab, and in Greek mythology the crab was sent to distract Hercules when he was fighting with the monster Hydra. Hercules crushed the crab under his foot, and as a reward for its sacrifice, Hera (wife of Zeus), placed it among the stars.

 
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