How do businesses come up with their names? It’s obvious from the names of the businesses below that some look at Roman and Greek Mythology!
In Roman mythology Saturn was the youngest of the first generation of titans. He was the Roman God of Agriculture. Cronus would be his Greek counterpart. Saturn is also the root for the English word “Saturday.” “Saturn’s Day.”
In Roman mythology Mercury is the God of commerce, travel and thievery! Interesting! He has his own planet, metal industry and car businesses.
Nike (Ni-Key) is the Greek Goddess of victory. The Nike symbol is supposed to be one of her wings. www.nike.com
Janus is the God of gates, doors, doorways, beginnings, and endings. Janus is also the origin of the English word “January” and is also the name of the 6th known satellite of Saturn.
King Midas was granted the
ability to change any and everything to gold with a simple touch of his
finger. The Greek God Dionysius gave him
this gift. After a while however, Midas
was unable to eat or drink, because everything he touched turned to gold! Midas prayed to the Gods for relief. Hearing his pleas the God’s granted his
request and urged him to bathe in the
Story re-told from: www.phrygians.com
References noted. Other info came from our Minds!