The Heavens

Interesting conversation on Britarch about the goods 

'Venus is brighter, but only appears in the morning and evening, never the whole sky. Jupiter is very noticeable and rules the whole of the heavens. Saturn moves very slowly, must be old and therefore Jupiter's father.'
Harriet Courtney

Tony marsh said

'Jupiter < Dyeu-peter, proto-indo-european for father of the sky or father of the day.
The planet's passage in the year 'visits' all 12 of the zodiac constellations and that's
where much of the mythology comes from, I suppose.  Venus visits mainly for the
Dawn and the Eve - hence the feminine connotations'


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