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[[Image:earth_planet.jpg|thumb|Planet Earth]]
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'''Earth''' also called '''Old Earth''' or '''Old Terra''' is the third planet located in the Sol star system. The human race originated here. It was where the [[Commission of Ecumenical Translators]] converged to assemble the [[Orange Catholic Bible]] after the [[Butlerian Jihad]].
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== Behind the Scenes ==
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In [[Frank Herbert|Frank Herbert's]] original '''Dune''' series, '''Earth''' is only mentioned briefly, with the suggestion that it no longer exists, or is no longer habitable. References to Earth in the original ''Dune'' books include:
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* [[Ghanima Atreides|Ghanima]] and [[Leto Atreides II|Leto Atreides]], in a private moment between them, speak French
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* The [[Bene Gesserit]] Sisterhood possessed what was thought to have been an original Vincent Van Gogh oil painting (in the sequels it is retconned to be an exact reproduction by the independent machine, [[Erasmus]], who destroyed it upon finding it again)
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* [[Paul Atreides]] suggests [[Stilgar]] look into historical references of Adolf Hitler as a comparison to Paul
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* References to animals and plants taken from Earth and reseeded on other worlds, sometimes genetically modified (such as [[laza tiger]]s)
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Earth planet

Planet Earth

Earth also called Old Earth or Old Terra is the third planet located in the Sol star system. The human race originated here. It was where the Commission of Ecumenical Translators converged to assemble the Orange Catholic Bible after the Butlerian Jihad.

Behind the Scenes

In Frank Herbert's original Dune series, Earth is only mentioned briefly, with the suggestion that it no longer exists, or is no longer habitable. References to Earth in the original Dune books include:

  • Ghanima and Leto Atreides, in a private moment between them, speak French
  • The Bene Gesserit Sisterhood possessed what was thought to have been an original Vincent Van Gogh oil painting (in the sequels it is retconned to be an exact reproduction by the independent machine, Erasmus, who destroyed it upon finding it again)
  • Paul Atreides suggests Stilgar look into historical references of Adolf Hitler as a comparison to Paul
  • References to animals and plants taken from Earth and reseeded on other worlds, sometimes genetically modified (such as laza tigers)
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