Zodiac ManSince the dawn of man, humanity has named constellations reflecting our human environment based upon characters, animals and objects. This has helped shape what we now know as the Zodiac. The twelve astrological symbols that make the Zodiac are an example of the enormous power of Anthropomorphism in daily life.
Just as the movement of the heavens was believed to influence the weather, so too was it believed that it could influence human physiology. The set of correspondences between the human and the universe has become known by the shorthand 'microcosm/macrocosm'. Hearkening to Platonic ideas, the microcosm of the human body was thought to contain cosmic relationships of the macrocosm of the universe. Each part of the body was associated with astrological signs: