Chrestos-Meshiac - Christos-Messiah

Scorpio as Chrestos-Meshiac, and Leo, as Christos-Messiah The mystic philosophy of the allegory is well understood by the author of the Source of Measures; who writes: One (Chrestos) causing himself to go down into the pit (of Scorpio, or incarnation in the womb) for the salvation of the world; this was the Sun, shorn of his golden rays, and crowned with blackened (38) ones (symbolizing this loss) as the thorns; the other was the triumphant Messiah, mounted up to the summit of the arch of heaven, personated as the Lion of the tribe of Judah. In both instances he had the Cross; once in humiliation (as the son of copulation), and once holding it in his control, as the law of creation, he being Jehovah -- http://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/hpb-sio/sio-eso2.htm