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Jupiter

Jupiter

Jupiter is one of the Lords of Kobol in the Battlestar Galactica universe. In the Ancient Roman religion, he is King of the Gods.

Lord of KobolEdit

Jupiter is the patron god of Sagittaron, known by the name, Zeus. (1) As Leader of the Gods, he has a kinship with Odin, and also with Thor as the God of Thunder.

Jupiter is favored by lawyers because he is the god of order and justice. Because Joseph Adama is a lawyer, Jupiter is the most important god in his home. ("Reins of a Waterfall")

The fifth planet from the sun in New Earth's solar system will be named for him.

Ancient Roman ReligionEdit

Jupiter was the King of the Gods and the Lord of Heaven.  He was known as Zeus in the Greek pantheon. The Romans attributed to him power over all the changes in the heavens - rain, storms, thunder and lightning.  Jupiter determined the course of all earthly and human affairs: he foresaw the future, and the events happening in it were the results of his will. He revealed the future to man through signs in the heavens and the flight of birds.  Jupiter was the guardian of law and the protector of justice and virtue.  He maintained the sanctity of an oath, and presided over all transactions which were based upon faithfulness and justice.

ExamplesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 1. Mandel, Geoffrey. "The Twelve Colonies of Kobol" map. Technical Advisors hindex.com/roman-mythology/J/Jupiter.html Jupiter] at the Roman Myth Index (Retrieved on October 22, 2017).
  • 2. Ibid.