This gorgeous illo is a 500 year old depiction of Capricorn – as is customary with the ye olde astro pix, Capricon is the magical Mer-Goat. Or, as i call them in my Horoscopes, the Sea-Goat. You know what this means, right?
If you look at the basic Zodiac symbology, Capricorn is the only magical creature of the pantheon.
Yes, they’re good at worldly precision and mastering early matters, tooth & bone, infrastructure.
Yes, you can take them anyplace and they’ll behave with aplomb BUT what if all that is just to disguise that they’re actually total witches, if not a bit, you know, bent?
Image: Lyon, Bibliothèque municipale, (Capricorn). Book of Hours (15th-16th century)