Fieryhook Ministries
Presents

A cosmological story
of 
God & Mankind

Glossary
of
Stellar Bodies

Below is a list of the 12 major Zodiac constellations and the eight major planetary bodies in our solar system. This list contains their classic historical & mythological meanings as understood by the ancient Romans, Greeks, Persians, Hebrews, and Mesopotamian peoples. These were universal in their meanings and the stories associated with them were passed on from generation to generation over many millenia. Some of these constellations were referred to in the Bible such as Orion and Plaedies and the woman (Virgo) in books like Job and Revelations. While this is by no means exhaustive, it will give the reader a better understanding of the heavenly signs and their significance.



The Solar Bodies



Sun

The only star in our solar system, the Sun is the giver of life to our planet, we could not exist without it. Every culture throught time has deified the sun. It represents God.



Mercury

 Named historically after the Roman god of travel because it moves so swiftly in the sky. Mercury is known as the Messenger.


Venus

Named after the Roman goddess of love because it burned so brightly and beautifully, it is the symbol of love.


Earth

Named after the greek, It means ground or field. The Earth is known in the bible as a harvesting ground or field, where man resides. It represents humanity.


Moon

Roman goddess called Luna. The blood moon has always been ominous in Jewish culture as trouble for the jewish people. The crescent moon is a symbol of Islam. 


Mars

Named after the Roman god of war because of it's red blood like color. It is the symbol of war.


Jupiter

Known as the king planet because it's the largest planet in the solar system. Named Jupiter by the Romans and Zeus by the Greeks. It represents the "King" or the Messiah.


Saturn

Named after the Roman god of time "Cronos". Cronos was the crueliest of all the deities. A representation of Satan, since it is the next biggest planet in the solar system, and it's rings or halo is bent!


Uranus

The only planet named after a Greek deity. Uranus is the god of the sky. Only planet with a tilted axis on it's side. Uranus is the Father of the Titans or Nephillim.


Neptune

The blue planet, named after the Roman god of the sea. It represents the sea.


Pluto

The furthest planet named after the Roman god of the under world.  It's satellite Charon, is the mythical boatman who rides the souls to hell for judgment. It represents hell and death.



The Constellations


Aries - The Lamb

Taurus - The Bull

Gemini - The Twins

Cancer - The Crab

Leo - The Lion

 Virgo - The Virgin/Maiden

Libra - The Scales

Scorpio - The Scorpion

Sagittarius - The Centaur/Archer

Capricorn - Known as the sea goat


Aquarius - The Water Bearer

Pisces - The Fish