Mythology is everywhere! There are hundreds of companies, groups, mascots, and corporations that take their name, logo, or theme from ancient mythology. Look at the list below and select a company to research.
Midas – King with the golden touch; muffler and brake service station.
Pandora – First woman in Greek mythology name translates to “all-gifted”; place/location in “Avatar” and online music system.
Saturn - Roman name for Cronus, father of Zeus; also the name of the Saturn Automobile Corporation and Saturn Industries.
Venus -Roman for Aphrodite, goddess of beauty and love; Venus International, Venus Tan Lines, Venus Razor
Trident -The three-pronged spear of Poseidon, god of the seas; Trident gum is a popular gum. (Note: 'Tria' is Greek for 'three' and 'donti' means 'tooth'. You'll also find Trident Microsystems, Trident Sports and Trident Diving Accessories.
Titans -Race of gods preceding the Olympians. West Forsyth Titans. Tennessee Titans.
Spartan - Greek warrior state, devoted to discipline and the martial arts; Mount Tabor Spartans, Spartan Tool & Die, is a national manufacturer and supplier to the auto industry; Spartan Nutritional Products, etc.
Nyx - Primordial goddess of the night. Nyx Cosmetics, Club Nyx in California, and Nyx Comics.
Nike – Goddess of victory; athletic manufacturer… if you don’t know it, welcome to Earth.
Olympus - Home of the Olympian gods; name of popular camera and photographic technology company. Also, Olympic Airlines is another variation of the name.
general description (5-10 sentences) of research from # 1 above Through our research, we found that several examples of _____________________ in the world mythological figure around us. For instance __________________________________________________________
general description (5-10 sentences) of research from #2 above
We found _______________________________________’s choice to associate with our figure
company/organization/school very appropriate/inappropriate because ____________________________________________.
assessment of marketing strategy Here is our visual that shows our mythological figure. It is _______________________.