Pisces

General - The twelfth sign of the Zodiac, the fishes. The constellation of the fishes, known to the Babylonians as Nanu, to the Arabs as Hut, and to the Chinese as Tsen Tzu (the Pig) or Shuang Yü (Two Fishes), was said in classic mythology to represent Cupid and Venus who were carried off by fishes, or turned into fishes, to escape the monster Typhon. On occassion, referred to as Pisces, fishes, fishes, Nanu, Nanu, Eire, Shuang Yü, Shuang Yü, Tsen Tsze or Tsen Tsze.

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