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Names of the days of the week

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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 turn ...

The Seven-Day Week and the Meanings of the Names of the Days

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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,  ...

Encyclopedia Mythica: Origin of the names of the days

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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.

Keeping Time: Origins of the Days of the Week - Live Science

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May 7, 2014 ... The Romans named the days of the week after their gods. The Germanic people adapted the Roman system and gave us the English names of ...

Why We Have a Seven Day Week and the Origin of the Names of ...

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Apr 9, 2013 ... Rather than labeling the days of the week with actual names, at this time the Romans labeled them with letters, A-H. You might think from this ...

The Seven-Day Week - Timeanddate.com

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The names of the 7 days of the week in most Latin-based languages come from the Roman calendar, which related each day with 7 celestial bodies considered ...

Our Week | Calendars - Webexhibits

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What Do the Names of the Days of the Week Mean? What is the System behind the Planetary Day Names? Has the 7-Day Week Cycle Ever Been Interrupted?

Manic, Monday? People Named after the Days of the Week ...

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Jun 27, 2014 ... Nicole Kidman and Mike Myers don't have any reason to get the “Sunday Blues” ( realizing the weekend's been fun, and now there's a 5-day ...

The days of the week are named after Norse Gods - Living is Learning

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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.

The Days of the Week

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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 day ...

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Origins of the Names of the Days of the Week: Latin and Other ...

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The days of the week were named by the Romans with the Latin words describing astronomical bodies. The Old Farmer's Almanac presents a table listing the ...

What The Days Of The Week Are Named After May Surprise You ...

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Feb 26, 2015 ... The days of the week are one of those things we take for granted. We say their names constantly, but have you ever wondered why they're ...

How the Days of the Week Got Their Names - Social Studies for Kids

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The days of the week were named after Norse gods and giant objects in the sky. These names come to us originally from the Greeks and Romans, who named ...