jewishhenna: Jewish zodiac signs for drakebarmitzvah: Taleh…



jewishhenna:

Jewish zodiac signs for drakebarmitzvah:

Taleh (טלה), “Lamb” — Nisan
Shor (שור), “Bull” — Iyyar
Teomim (תאמים), “Twins” — Sivan
Sartan (סרטן), “Crab” — Tammuz
Ari (ארי), “Lion” — Av
Betulah (בתולה), “Maiden” — Elul
Moznayyim (מאזניים), “Scales” — Tishrei
Aqrav (עקרב), “Scorpion” — Marheshvan
Qeshet (קשת), “Bow” — Kislev
Gdi (גדי), “Goat” — Tevet
Dli (דלי), “Pail” — Shvat
Dagim (דגים), “Fish” — Adar

Photo: zodiac in Beit Alpha synagogue, ca. 6th century CE. Note that the year is also divided into four tequfot, “periods” or “seasons,” corresponding to the solstices and equinoxes (equinoctes, for you pedants).

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