When the numbers in a Magic Square connect in consecutive order in straight line, you have a Magic Line.

The *Magic Line* of the given 4 x 4 Magic Square is shown below.

The *Magic Symbol* is when the first and final numbers of the *magic line* are connected.

There are 12 distinct Magic Symbols; each of these can be established from the *Classic* Magic Squares named after the stars in the Zodiac.

*Aries*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Taurus*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Gemini*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Cancer*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Leo*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Virgo*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Libra*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Scorpio*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Sagittarius*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Capricorn*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Aquarius*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

*Pisces*

**Magic Line**

Consecutive numbers connected.

**Magic Symbol**

### Magic Symbols of the Zodiac

William Walkington

Apr 15, 2016 -

Thank you for this interesting page. An alternative approach to line paths on magic squares can be found here: http://carresmagiques.blogspot.fr/2013/01/3rd-order-magic-torus.html

William Walkington

May 7, 2016 -

The previous link has been broken, and an alternative approach to line paths on magic squares can now be found here: http://carresmagiques.blogspot.fr/2013/01/third-order-magic-torus-t3.html