As we all know, there are only 12 Zodiac signs but according to reports, there are actually 13. The Babylonians merely left out the Ophiuchus 3,000 years ago because only 12 are needed. This means that the Ophiuchis Zodiac has always been there.
One the most envious traits of the Ophiuchan is being progressive. This is not surprising considering that Ophiuchans are seekers of wisdom and knowledge. According to the International Business Times, their fashion sense is glitzy. They prefer wearing something really colorful.
Ophiuchans can also be powerful leaders. People will find him/her very charming. An Ophiuchan has a sense of justice. They have a free-spirited nature. They don't really belong to a group. Ophiuchans are very adaptable to their environment.
They can be great architects or builders. This is because they have creative and imaginative minds. They have a knack for written and spoken words. Ophiuchans can be both outspoken and secretive. According to Sportsrageous, their other good traits including being honest, jolly, good-humoured and passionate.
However, they can also be narcissistic and overly competitive. Ophiuchans need to be praised. They don't want to be disapproved. As such, they are very unsympathetic to what they dislike.
As much as possible, Ophiuchans aspire to be the unquestionable best at things. That explains their jealousy at someone better than them.
Among their other bad traits are being temperamental, defensive and rebellious. Ophiuchans can be sociable but they could discard friends who are useless. They are also restless and irresponsible.
The lucky number for Ophiuchan is 12.
The History Of Ophiucus
Ophiuchus is the Latin word for "the serpent holder". According to Zodiac-Signs.org, the new zodiac sign is associated with the Egyptian Imhotep. He was known as Aesclepius by the Ancient Greeks. Imhotep lived in Ancient Egypt in the 28th Century BCE. Apparently, Ophiuchus is the only zodiac sign connected to a real person.
The history of Ophiuchus goes way back to the 2nd century. It was first recorded as a constellation by Greek Astronomer Ptolemy. By the 4th century, astrologer Anonymous of 379 linked Ophiuchus' star to healers, doctors or physicians. They were used in antiquity as extra-zodiacal indicators, according to astrologers.
The 13th astrological sign was already suggested back in the 1970s. However, they still did not include it to the 12 zodiac signs. Apparently, adding another one wouldn't fit in the 12 months of the year.
Ophiuchus Meaning & Date
People born from Nov. 29 to Dec. 17 will have this Zodiac sign. Ophiuchus will get along well with Capricorn, Pisces, Cancer, Libra and Virgo. On the other hand, they wil have a hard time with those who are Sagittarius, Aries, Aquarius, Taurus, Gemini, Leo and Scorpio.
ZodiacBooks.com reveals that people who are Ophiuchus are "spirited, magnetic, impulsive, clever, flamboyant, and at times jealous, power-hungry, and temperamental who want to heal the world of all ills and bring everyone closer together.”
Traits of an Ophiuchus
Positive traits of an Ophiuchus include being happy, humorous, honest, truthful, intellectual, clever, free-spirited, instinctive, charismatic, creative, driven, competitive and secretive.
Aside from that, they are also emotional, creative, adaptable to change, flamboyant dressers and are well-loved by authorities. People who fall on this Zodiac are mostly engaged in creative fields like architecture, fashion design, and others.
Meanwhile, the negative traits of an Ophiuchus include being polygamous, irresponsible, jealous, judgmental, restless, temperamental and he or she may also tend to procrastinate.
New Zodiac Sign Chart 2016
Since there is an additional Zodiac sign, the dates are moved and there is a new chart as seen below:
Ophiuchus: Nov. 29 to Dec. 17
Sagittarius: Dec. 17 to Jan. 20
Capricorn: Jan. 20 to Feb. 16
Aquarius: Feb. 16 to March 11
Pisces: March 11 to April 18
Aries: April 18 to May 13
Taurus: May 13 to June 21
Gemini: June 21 to July 20
Cancer: July 20 to Aug. 10
Leo: Aug. 10 to Sept. 16
Virgo: Sept. 16 to Oct. 30
Libra: Oct. 30 to Nov. 23
Scorpio: Nov. 23 to Nov. 29
New Zodiac Signs 2016- 10 Facts About Ophiuchus:
Ophiuchus in wikipedia
Ophiuchus in The Mind Unleashed