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Products and companies named after Greek Mythology

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Products:

Phoenix- a car manufactured by Pontiac

Trident (that Poseidon carries)- a brand of gum

Titan- a model of full-sized trucks manufactured by Nissan

Trojan- a brand of condoms

Hermes- Hermes bags/purses. Hermes is also the logo of FTD flowers

Atlas- Atlas, a book of maps

Ajax- Ajax, the popular household cleanser

Apollo- a car manufactured by Buick
Versace- the logo for Versace is actually a representation of Medusa

Olympus- company that manufactures cameras

Starbuck's- the logo of Starbuck's is a Siren

Dove soap- Dove soap was inspired by Aphrodite's symbol the dove, and Aphrodite was the goddess of beauty, among other things

Odyssey- Odyssey, a minvan manufactured by Honda

Echo- a car manufactured by Toyota.

Electra- a car manufactured by Buick

Eos- a convertible manufactured by Volkswagen


Companies:

Argus- Argus Security

Pegasus- Pegasus Satellite

Orion- Orion Pictures Corporation

Midas- Midas the automotive company specializing in brakes and mufflers

Amazon- Amazon.com

Apollo- the Apollo Theater in NYC and also the Apollo Space Program

Atlas- Atlas Van Lines, a moving company
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Jill_17 said:
You did a great job!!!!!
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jennah142 said:
Would you happen to know any other products named after greek gods and goddesses?
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jennah142 said:
If so could you email it to me to my adress, if so it's jennahxnicole@aim.com
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emiehs96 said:
Nike: a shoe company named after the godess of flight
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emiehs96 said:
i meant Goddess of victory
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Andreane said:
WOW!!
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Let's not forget that all our planets are named after the Roman gods, who were copied from the Greek gods! And I'm not sure, but is Saturn really Demeter? The god/goddess of the harvest?
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TTT3 said:
there are many others. www.zeus.com www.poseidon.com www.hades.com
HYDRA is a terrorist organization in dc marvel.
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@Merribelle - Saturn=Kronos


Nice job!!!
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truitt34 said:
dont forget trojan condoms, or goodyear (hermes winged shoe in the logo)
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cubsrule said:
Saturn=Kronos, Demeter=Ceres
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cool
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