100 GREEK & ROMAN ALLUSIONS
Persephone is the greek goddess of the underworld. Persephone is the name of a band from Albuquerque, NM.
Www.persephone.com is the site of a San Francisco pop band.
Persephone Books publishes re-discovered inter war novels.
There is a Persphone Theater.
Demeter is the goddess of agricultuer. Demeter Ampilfication designs and manufactures professional audio equiptment.
Demeter is a center for software services.
Demeter is the name of an alternitive rock band from London.
Demeter Matrix Alliance Inc. is a consultant angency.
This was a 10-year sea voyage. Odyssey Travel is a well-known travel agency.
Odyssey Cruise Lines is a cruise company.
Odyssey Records is a record company.
There is even an Odyssey Golf club line.
pegusus was the 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.
In Roman mithology, saturn is Zeus father. Modernly, Saturn is the name of a famous car company.
Saturn is also the 6th planet from the sun.
Roman name for Athena, who was the virgin goddess of knowlege, gifted the humans with the olive tree. Minerva Oil company is an international food tradeing company.
atlas is the man who holds the world on his shoulders. modernly, the Atlas travel helps lost people get around.
Atlas Van Lines is also a famous travle company.
This roman messanger god is better known as a model of a ford car.
There is also a record company named Mercury Records.
Mercury is also the first planet form the sun.
Mercury Marine manufactures outboard motors and MerCruiser inboard engines.
Mercury is also the name of an auto insurance company
Mercury is the name of one of the sites of the Envormental Protection Agency.
Athena is the goddess of wisdom and war. Athena technologies is a manufacture of loudspeaker systems.
Athena Design is a software company.
Athena International is an award program for successful woman owns businesses.
Race of gods preceding the Olympians. Titan Tool & Die Company manufactures tools for industry.
Hestia is the greek goddess of the sacred flame. Hestia Housing and Support is a registered charity to help the homeless.
Hestia is a support group for positive relationships.
Spatans were Greek warriors. Spartan Corporation is a financial advisory company.
Also, Spartan Tool & Die is a national manufacturer and supplier to the auto industry.
Spartan Nutritional Products is a maker and distributor of health supplements (no wonder those spartans were so bulky).
Ira was the Roman goddess of anger and fury. There is a town of Ira in New York.
Ira Ryan is a bran of bicycles.
Ira Motor Gorup is an auto deaer in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ira Epstein and Company is a discount trading company
Roman for Aphrodite, goddess of beauty and love. Venus is the name of a famous beauty product company.
Venus International is a popular beauty talent agency.
Venus Tan Lines is a swimsuit manufacturer.
Venus Razor is a popular women's shaving accessory (works great :-)).
Venus Beauty Salon is found in most any city or town.
Venus is also the second planet from the sun.
Trojans were the inhabitants of the mighty city that was destroyed by the Greeks. Trojan Condoms international manufacturer of condoms and birth control products.
THS has there mascot as a Trojan as well.
Boatman who ferries the souls of the dead to the Underworld. Www.charon.com is a company offering solutiond to a "connected world" , kinda funny.
Delpht was the sanctuary to Apollo and home to his famous Oracles. Modernly, 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 was the greatest greek hero (until he had a little meltdown). There is a company called Hercules, that makes 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.
A company called Hercules Incorporated, is a maker of chemicals and allied products.
A titan whose name means "he who goes before the sun". www.hyperion.com is a company that specializes in "business analysis software."
Hyperion is also the name of a book publishing company.
Hermes was the Olympian Herald and Messenger god. Now a days, Hermes is a popular brand of soap.
Also, the FTD flower delivery company incorporates Hermes and his winged heels in their logo.
Orion was a giant hunter in greek mythology. There is a motion picture production company called Orion Pictures.
First known as the rainbow goddess, she is now known as a popular cottonball brand
The first woman in Greek mythology, whose name means "all-gifted". There is a company that sells quality gift merchandise called Pandora's Gift Boutique.
In Mithology, this was Zeus and Athena's protective shield. Now, it is a a modern day insurance company called The Aegis Group. A shield is now an insurance company....funny.
Hydra was a nine headed sea serpent killed by Hercules in mithology. Www.hydra.com is a the name of an internet chess club. Im guessing boy nerds created that website.
Mars is the Roman god of war. The Hersheys company decided to name one of their candy bars after him. It is a very good chocolate cany bar if I may say so myself.
Mars is the fourth planet from the sun
This man was a very powerful warrior in the Trojan War. No wonder there is an Ajax cleaning product named after him...works great on the tub!
In Roman mithology, Vulcan was the god of Smiths and Forge. A manufacturing company called Vulcan Industries international makes steal products. The company name really fits them.
This was the three pronged speare of Posidion. Also modernly known as a very popular gum to make your teeth shine. This allusion is minty fresh!
Posidion and Neptune
Posidion is the Greek God of the sea. Modernly there is a common travle agency known as Posidion Travel.
Posidion Seafood is also a national brand of seafood products.
Neptune is the Roman name. Neptune Fresh Lobster Co. is another company using the God of the sea's name to sell seafood.
Neptune is also the eigth planet from the sun.
In mithology, he was originally known as the god of arts and music. In modern day New York City, there is the famous misic hall called the Apollo Theater
Another allusions to Apollo is the Apollo, which was a rocket.
Www.apollocimamas.co/uk is a site that showa film and movie times.
Better known today as Argus Security, specializing in comertial business protection. Argus was actually a giant watchman with one hundred eyes in mithology.
A Roman godess of dawn. In Colorado, there is a city called Aurora.
Midas was a king who turned all he touched into gold. Modern day, there is a popular brake and muffeler servace copany.
Nike is the winged goddess of victory who could run and fly at great speeds. Its no wonder the shoe brand Nike named themselves after her.
Aeolus was the god to the four winds, but modernly, he is better known as an online music store at www.aeolus-music.com.
Aeolus is also a synthesized pipe organ emulator
Helios was the god of the sun. Helios airways is a low cost operating for charter flights between Cyprus and European destinations
Helios also is a company that makes tanning salon software
Helios is also a personal oxygen system
Homer was a Greek poet who wrote the odyssey. Homer Simpson is a popular cartoon character.
There is also a town in Alaska called Homer.
Cyclops was a supernatural being in Greek mythology that was a race of giants and only had one big round eye. Cyclops is a café and lounge in Seattle.
Cyclops Motersports is a business that sells night riding accessories
Cyclops is the name of an x-man from the comic book called X-Men
Polyphemus is a clycops, who is the son of Posidon. There is a moth called the Polyphemus.
The Limulus polyphemus is a horseshoe crab.
Sirens were beings in Greek mythology that had the head of a woman and the body of a bird. Sirens Magazine is a magazine for woman.
Sirens Improv is an Improv theater in Chicago.
Siren is the name of a new style MP3 player.
Calypso is a nymph, and the daughter of the titan, Atlas. Calypso Technology is a leading software provider
Calypso is an Afro-Caribbean style of music
Pluto is the God of the underworld. In the cartoon Micky Mouse, his dogs name is Pluto.
Pluto is also the ninth planet from the sun.
Pluto Books publishes labor books
Www.pluto.net offers background info of bands, their gigs, and music samples.
Jupiter is the Roman name for the god of gods, Zeus. This is also the name to the fifth planet from the sun.
Jupiter Research is a business and technology bases research company.
Jupiter is also the name for a brand of band instruments.