This symbol represented the worst of human nature, his animal nature, combined with a higher nature, human dignity and the capacity to judge, furious, and the good aspects of human nature and the conflict between these opposites. horse represents the male solar power and a foot to the rising spirit of man. This combination of blind forces, and directing spirit.

In Christianity, centaur symbolizes sensuality, passion, adultery, brutal force, a man torn between good and evil, animal and spiritual natures, heretic, devil incarnation. Bow and arrows - fiery darts of evil.

In Ancient Greece the centaur Chiron, Achilles raised, personified wisdom. Centaur is sometimes accompanied by Dionysus (Bacchus).