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The etymology for the Roman god Jupiter's name is false and irrelevant. I'm requesting permission to change it.
- I'm a classics student in Toronto and I've been studying Latin and Roman culture for five years now and I can vouch for "Jupiter" coming from a conflation of the Latin "deus," "ius," and "pater." I've found a reliable source on this: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=Jupiter although the source doesn't include the possible influence of "ius." The current etymology is out of place (it belongs in the article for the actual god, not as a secondary etymology for a planet) and doesn't make sense. How could a Latin god, first worshiped even before contact with the Etruscans, be named after a Hebrew personage when the alphabet, progenitor language(s), and geographical locations are so vastly different?