ZEUS Picture

APO.deceptively simple.. these are the most complex fractals I've ever done !!!

Zeus was the Greek mythological father of everything,, and Gea's husband ..
"IN the night sky of the ancients, it didn't take long for them to realize that some of the stars didn't move in the night sky the same way as the others. Those "stars" were planets, and each of them (there were 5) were sacred to a different god or goddess.

The fastest moving planet was sacred to Hermes. The birghtest and most beautiful was sacred to Aphrodite. The one with the reddish tint was sacred to Ares. The bright planet that dominated the night sky was sacred to Zeus and the slowest and dimmest to his long deposed father Kronos. When the Romans learned Astronomy, they learned it in Greek, and they just applied their Latin names to the gods.

So, Hermes, Aphrodite, Ares, Zeus and Kronos became Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. When the other planets were discovered, they simply kept up with the same naming traditions
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