Libra

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Symbool WeegschaalThe symbol for Libra is used in Astrology as well as Astronomy. Libra is part of the Zodiac which originates from the time that people started to have the need to prodict.

All Zodiac symbols originate from the different constellations. Thus Libra originates form the interpretation of the constellation Libra. There are different symbols for Libra. This symbol is an ancient greek symbol and originates probably from mythology.

The sing is explained as a setting sun above the horizon (the circle is the sun and te lines are te horizon. Besides this sign, a representation of scales is also commonly used to represent Libra. The scales stand for balance. In Astrology Libra stands for i.e. kindness, indecisive, social and charming.
The sign also represents the metalĀ copper.

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