Pisces: the Serpent of the Zodiac biting its tail

pesc88i5.jpgThe German university academic Will-Erich Peuckert in his fascinating book on the origins of Astrology says that the high concentration of fish in the Mediterranean during the months of February and March gave rise, many millennia ago, to the name 'Pisces' for the astrological sign that the sun transits at that time of year, once again confirming the seasonal nature of astrological observation.