What brand names relate to Roman mythology?
I already have the Venus clothing line, Gilette Venus the razor, and, Mars bar.
Please anything will help.
I probably need about 10, but obviously not all from the same person. Thank you for your help.
Aegis – Zeus and Athena’s protective shield; modern group of insurance companies (The Aegis Group).
Ajax – Greek warrior in the Trojan War, who “cleaned up” in battle; popular household cleanser.
Amazon – Race of warrior women; amazon.com – huge on-line bookstore.
Apollo – God of music; Apollo Theater is a famous music hall in New York city.
Ares – Greek god of war; popular car model.
Argus – Giant watchman with a hundred eyes; Argus Security is a modern security company, specializing in commercial business protection.
Atlas – Was doomed to support the heavens on his shoulders; a modern moving company (Atlas Van Lines); also, Atlas Travel is a popular name for travel agencies all over the globe.
Aurora – Roman name for Eos, goddess of the Dawn; luxury car model.
Charon – Boatman who ferries the souls of the dead to the Underworld; www.charon.com, a company “offering solutions for a connected world.”
Delphi – Sanctuary to Apollo and home to his famous Oracles; Delphi Forums (www.delphi.com) is an on-line meeting place to promote discussions and to find answers. Delphi is also the name of an international Automotive Group.
Hercules – Roman name for Heracles, the greatest Greek hero; the company called Hercules – http://www.hercules.com – makes a top-selling video graphics card (their slogan is Legendary Strength, Quality and Performance);
there is also the Hercules transport plane, used by the United States Air Force to carry large volumes of war material and food;
Hercules Incorporated – http://www.herc.com – is a maker of chemicals and allied products.
Hermes – Olympian Herald and Messenger god; popular brand of soap. Also, the FTD flower delivery company incorporates Hermes and his winged heels in their logo.
Hyperion – Titan whose name means “he who goes before the sun”; a company (www.hyperion.com) that specializes in “business analysis software.” Also the name of a book publishing company.
Hydra – Sea serpent with nine heads, killed by Hercules; It’s the chosen name (www.hydra.com) of the Internet Chess Club.
Juno – Roman name for Hera, wife of Zeus; Juno is a popular web-hosting company (www.juno.com), specializing in free web pages and custom e-mail.
Mars – Roman name for Ares, god of War; name of popular candy bar.
Medusa – Terrible monster whose glance would petrify you, killed by the hero Perseus; Medusa Cement Company sells cement products worldwide.
Mercury – Roman name for Hermes, the Messenger god; name of car model produced by the Ford Motor Company; also, an entertainment records label, Mercury Records.
Midas – King with the golden touch, who transformed all he touched to gold; a famous muffler and brake chain of service stations.
Minerva – Roman name for Athena, who gifted the olive tree to humans; Minerva Oil Company is an international exporter of fine food products.
Nike – Winged goddess of Victory, who can run and fly at great speeds; a famous company that sells…well…if you haven’t heard of the company Nike, welcome to our planet…:)
Odyssey – The 10-year sea voyage endured by the Trojan War hero, Odysseus, as he sought to return home to Ithica; Odyssey Travel is a well-known travel agency; Odyssey Cruise Lines is a cruise company; Odyssey Records is a record company; there’s even an Odyssey Golf Club company…you get the drift, Odyssey is a very popular modern mythological rip-off…
Olympus – Home of the Olympian gods; name of popular camera and photographic technology company. Also, Olympic Airlines is another variation of the name. (Note: Thanasi’s Olympus Greek Restaurant is owned by the Myth Man…)
Orion – A giant hunter slain by Artemis in Greek mythology; a motion picture production company, Orion Pictures.
Pandora – The first woman in Greek mythology, whose name means “all-gifted”; Pandora’s Gift Boutique sells quality gift merchandise.
Parthenon – The temple of Athena, built on the Acropolis of Athens; perhaps the most-used name for any Greek restaurant in any city of the world! It’s ridiculous…I bet there’s a Parthenon Restaurant in your town!
Pegasus – Winged horse that was born from Medusa’s head when she was killed; Pegasus Expedite Company is a national delivery/courier service; Pegasus Satellite Systems is a provider of satellite entertainment services. The winged horse motif is used by dozens of companies. Check out my Pegasus Homework Help page for more on that.
Phoenix – A mythical and one-of-a-kind bird that burns on a funeral pyre after a life of hundreds of years, only to be re-born from the ashes; also the name of a national photographic technology company.
Poseidon – God of the Sea and brother of Zeus; Poseidon Travel is a common travel agency name; Poseidon Seafood is a national brand of seafood products. Neptune, the Roman version, is often also used by companies, as in Neptune Fresh Lobster Co.
Saturn – Roman name for Cronus, father of Zeus; also the name of the
by: Bush Tucker
on: 2nd November 09