The Apocalypse proceeds to tell us that "To him who overcomes... I will also give him the morning star" (Ap. 2:26, 2:28).
The morning star, as is well known, a mediaeval name for Venus. But in zodiacal constellations "he who overcomes" is, of course, the constellation of Leo. This follows directly from the passage "See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals" (Ap. 5:5). The text of the Apocalypse clearly indicates that "he who overcomes" is Leo.
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