The Scorpion Men of Babylon: Scorpio’s Lost Origins

Jeffrey Catherine Jones

Scorpio is by far the most mysterious sign of the zodiac. With its ties to death, sex, and the occult, its appearance on charts instantly sparks fear and intrigue.

There are a lot of myths associated with Scorpio, but few have any historical significance. In modern times its not uncommon to hear some of Scorpio’s associations explained with a folktale: according to legend…