Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Ophiuchus, Imhotep

Ophiuchus: Based on Imhotep

Ophiuchus is the only astrological sign that's based on a real person (though maybe Scorpio was based on a real scorpion, we'll never know). You may be familiar with the name Imhotep from the Mummy movies, but he was a real guy. The Greeks called him Aesclepius, and he was known for his knowledge of medicine back in 27 BC. Indeed, the Caduceus (the rod with the snake winding around it) is still a widely-recognized symbol for medicine.

Continue reading at NowPublic.com: Ophiuchus: Personality Traits of the 13th Zodiac Sign | NowPublic News Coverage http://www.nowpublic.com/style/ophiuchus-personality-traits-13th-zodiac-sign-2747550.html#ixzz1BNGYjGKi

in reference to: Ophiuchus: Personality Traits of the 13th Zodiac Sign | NowPublic News Coverage (view on Google Sidewiki)
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