Compatible Signs: Scoripo, Capricorn, Taurus, Cancer
Dates: August 23 - September 22
Characteristics: Virgo's are very careful, efficient, modest, and orderly. They are also practical, tidy, and good at concentrating on details.Virgo's tend to find fault with things that other people think are unimportant. They are intelligent and sensible, but they often critizize people. Virgo's rely on reason rather that emotion and may seem unsympathetic or too proud. They are not natural leaders and they work in the background, where they often become powerful.
History: Ancient Egyptians associated Virgo with the goddess Au Set (later known as Isis), who among other things, taught women to grind corn.