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Which Greek god was Saturn named after?

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What planet was the roman god of agricuiture?

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Which god is named after the planet Saturn?

You have it backwards. The planet was named after the god Saturnus, and before him, the Greeks made the planet sacred to Kronos (the Greek counterpart to the Roman Saturnus).


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