Asked in Planetary SciencePlanet Venus
What greek god is venus named after?
What are the names of greek gods all the planenets were named after?
Mercury was named after the greek god Hermes Venus was named after the greek goddess of love, Aphrodite Earth was named after the greek goddess Endymion or Gaea Mars was named after the greek God of War Ares Jupiter was named after the greek Ruler of the Gods Zeus Saturn was named after the greek god of harvest, Cronos or Kronos Uranus was named after the greek god Uranus (same) he was also Gaea's husband Neptune was named after the greek god of the sea, Poseidon Pluto was named after the greek god of the underworld Hades He was a gloomy, stern and dull god if you are looking for more information on these gods go to http://www.geocities.com/athens/troy/2774/mythgods.html
Asked in Zeus (Jupiter)
Which day of the week is named after a roman god?
All seven days of the week were named after Roman gods/goddesses. Sunday was named after the god Sol, who was the Roman god of the sun. His Greek counterpart would be the god Helios. Monday was named for Luna, the goddess of the moon. Her Greek counterpart is Selene. Tuesday was named for Mars, the god of war and agriculture. The Greek equivalent being Ares. Wednesday was named for Mercury, the god of financial gain, travelers, and luck among other things. His equivalent is the Greek god Hermes. Thursday was named for Jupiter, the god of the sky and thunder. Jupiter is the Roman equivalent of Zeus. Friday was named for Venus, the goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility, and prosperity. The Greek equivalent of Venus would be Aphrodite. Finally, Saturday was named for the god Saturn, the god of the Capitol. His Greek equivalent would be Cronus.
Asked in Aphrodite (Venus)
Who is the Roman equivalent to the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite?
Asked in The Solar System
What are the gods and goddesses for the names for Mercury Venus Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune and Pluto?
The planet Mercury is named for the Roman god Mercury (Greek = Hermes), messenger of the Gods The planet Venus is named for the Roman god Venus (Greek = Aphrodite), the goddess of love The planet Mars is named for the Roman god Mars (Greek= Area), the god of war. The planet Jupiter is named for the Roman god Jupiter (Greek = Zeus), the king or father of the gods, god of thunder and lightning. The planet Saturn is named for the Roman god Saturn, a Roman agricultural god later identified with the Greek Titan Cronus as the father of Jupiter/Zeus. The planet Uranus is named for the Greek sky god Uranus or Ouranos, the father of the Titans who were themselves the parents of the gods. His Roman equivalent was Caelus or Coelus. The planet Neptune is named after the Roman god of the sea and fresh water, Neptune (Greek = Poseidon). The minor planet Pluto is named for the Roman god of the underworld or after life, Pluto (Greek = Hades)
Which planets are named after a Greek goddess or god?
Why Is Venus Named after the Greek goddess of love and beauty?
Who is the Greek and roman god Venus is named after?
Why was Saturn named after the Greek god of the harvest?