Wylie Overstreetover 1 year ago
You're correct if you're referring only to the tropical zodiac, Ptolemy's remix of the Babylonian's original from seven centuries earlier. If you were to ask the guys who invented the nomenclature you speak of, they'd assure you the signs were defined by the zodiacal constellations dividing the ecliptic, though I'm guessing you knew that already.
Regardless of which flavor you choose, all schools of Astrology rely on the same psychological mechanics. Illuminating what exactly those were was the point of the article, which you clearly missed.