The names of the days of the seven-day week in many languages are derived
from the names of the classical planets in Hellenistic astrology, which were in
The Greeks named the days week after the sun, the moon and the five known
planets, which were in turn named after the gods Ares, Hermes, Zeus, Aphrodite,
The names of the days are in some cases derived from Teutonic deities or, such
... Romans, around the first century, used Saturday as the first day of the week.
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The days of the week are named after Norse Gods: • Sunday, the goddess Sol,
who was the personified Sun. • Monday, after Mani, the god of the Moon.
Days (dies) are so called from 'the gods' (deus, ablative plural diis), whose
names the Romans conferred upon certain astral bodies, for they named the first