The fifth sign of the zodiac
Its symbol is possibly an emblem representing the phallus, as used in ancient Dionysian mysteries. It is also an emblem of the Sun’s fire, heat or creative energy.
The Sun is in Leo annually from July 23 to August 22. Astrologically and astronomically it is the second thirty-degree arc after the Summer Solstice, marked by the Sun’s passing of the Tropic of Cancer and occupying a position along the Ecliptic from 120° to 150°.
It is the Fixed quality of the Fire element, conferring an internal will motivated by an impulse of the heart. It is positive, fortunate, strong, hoarse, bitter and violent.