A planet is an astronomical object orbiting a star or stellar remnant that. is
massive enough to ... The planets were thought by Ptolemy to orbit Earth in
deferent and epicycle motions. ..... The Ba...
All of the planets, except for Earth, were named after Greek and Roman gods and
godesses. The name Earth is an English/German name which simply means ...
Sep 6, 2010 ... All of the other planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and ... recorded
use of the name Earth – ” God called the dry land Earth, and ...
Nov 10, 2015 ... Every other planet in the solar system is named after a Greek or Roman god or
goddess, and Earth is, well, Earth.
Jun 27, 2015 ... Unfortunately, I think it's pretty impossible to say exactly who first named the
planet 'Earth'. ... Why was the Platonic year named after Plato?
The modern English word and name for our planet 'Earth', is said to go back ... All
of the other planets were named after Greek and Roman gods and goddesses.
Aug 10, 2009 ... Earth is the only planet not named after a Roman god or goddess, but it is
associated with the goddess Terra Mater (Gaea to the Greeks).
Earth is the only planet in our solar system not to be named after a Greek or
Roman deity. Originally, humans had no idea that they lived on a planet that was
Apr 22, 2012 ... In English, of course, our planet is Earth--but it's terra in Portuguese, ... bodies
and named them after their deities, though our planet kept its ...
Aug 28, 2015 ... Mercury, which makes a complete trip around the Sun in just 88 Earth days, is
named after the fast-moving messenger of the gods. Saturn, the ...