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Uss bellerophon romulus

A bit of Greek language reaches Romulus, in the form of the USS Bellerophon name written on that starship

Greek was a Human language spoken by the Greek people on Earth. Derived from ancient Greek spoken since the 2nd millennium BC, elements of the language survive as a significant source of Starfleet and Federation nomenclature and terminology.

Fundamentally, the stellar cartographic quadrants of the Milky Way Galaxy are labeled Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta - exclusively Greek letters. Multitudes of other uses include installations (Epsilon IX station), protocols (evasive pattern delta 5), computer files (Janeway Lambda one), scientific discoveries (the Omega molecule), stars and planets (Ceti Alpha V) labeled or named with Greek letters.

Greek-named starships

Greek alphabet

Greek letters and formulas

Greek letters

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