Mercury - Messsenger of the Gods aka Hermes in Greek Mythology
Venus - Roman Goddess of Love aka Aphrodite in Greek Mythology
Earth - Gaia is also known as Mother Earth
Mars - Roman God of War aka. Ares in Greek Mythology
Jupiter - Roman 'King' of the gods, aka Zeus in Greek Mythology
Saturn - Roman God of Agriculture, identified with greek god Cronus, father of the Gods
Uranus - also known as Ouranos was known as the Sky father and also fathered the Titans
Neptune - Roman God of the Sea, greek counterpart Posedion
Pluto - God of the Underworld, identified with Greek Hades
Most of the names come from Roman gods (particularly the major planets). The names of the dwarf planets come from Roman mythology, Greek mythology, Rapa Nui mythology, and Hawaiian mythology.The word "Earth" comes from Old English.
All of the planets except for Earth go their names from Roman Mythology.
The true story was hidden in the mythology. Mythology provided the names for the planets.
A lot of names include names of gods. Planets are also named after gods of roman mythology which is based off of greek mythology but with different names.
The planets names are derived from Roman and Greek mythology,except for thr Earth which is Germanic and old English in orgin.
All the planets names are from Roman mythology, not Greek.
None of the major planets names come from Greek mythology. Seven of them come from Roman mythology and one comes from Old English (Earth).The only dwarf planet whose name comes from Greek mythology is Eris.
With the exception of Earth and Uranus, the planets in our Solar System are named after Roman Gods. Uranus is derived from Greek mythology.
If you mean planets, the main planets, the planets in the Solar System were named after Roman gods. The exceptions are the Earth and Uranus. Uranus comes from Greek mythology.
In Greek mythology the Earth was Gaia. The Astra Planeta were the gods of the 5 'wandering' planets. Their names were:Phaenon (Saturn)Phaethon (Jupiter)Pyroeis (Mars)Stilbon (Mercury)Eosphorus (Venus)The planets Uranus, Neptune and Pluto were unknown to the ancients.
The majority of planets get their names from Roman and Greek mythology. Most of them are actually gods. Here's a chart of what each planet is named for and why they named it that.
- from the names of planets - from the name of scientists - from toponyms - from mythology - from some characteristics of the chemical elements - from old words (in Greek, Latin, Arabian, Persan)
None. All planets come from mythology.
Venus, Mars, Neptune, Jupiter, Pluto (dwarf), Mercury, Sun (star), and Moon (moon). These were all the Roman equivalents for Greek gods. For example Hades' Roman name was Pluto. Additional answer: The planets Uranus and Saturn(us) also belong to this gang. In addition the moons of the planets have names from mythology.
The gods in Greek mythology are not tied to the planets. The Greek gods were renamed by the Romans and after the discovery of different planets, these such planets were named after these "Roman God's" Ex: Roman-Pluto Greek-Hades
The names of the planets came from greek gods.
In Greek mythology--Ares In Roman mythology--Mars In Germanic mythology--Tyr
Roman mythology is based on/borrowed from Greek mythology, using diffrent names.
roman mythology is greek mythology but with different names The Romans built off of greek mythology
To refer which of the planets is which its like why do you have a name
Venus is the name of the Roman "Goddess of Love". (In Greek Mythology, she is called "Aphrodite". All the planets were named after several of the Roman Gods by Astronomers and Scientists from ancient times. Most of the Roman diety names have an equal representative in the legends of Greek mythology, only they are given Greek names instead.
there are 3 dwarf planets and their names are Ceres Pluto Eris ( they were in order)
In Greek mythology, Ceres were names for death spirits. In Roman mythology, Ceres is the Roman form of Demeter
The names of the five dwarf planets are Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Eris, and Makemake.
In Roman mythology, (greek mythology with the names changed) Saturn is Father Time, aka Chronos. (chronology) In Roman mythology, (greek mythology with the names changed) Saturn is Father Time, aka Chronos. (chronology)