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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,  ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pagan origins of names of days and months - The Refiner's Fire

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Yahweh God NEVER told anyone to change His seventh day Sabbath to the first ... name the days of the week (which ended up being named after Pagan gods), ...

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 ...

Where did the Japanese get their names for the weekdays?

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Until opening up to Western influence, the Japanese used a lunar calendar with no weeks, and called the days of the month by basically numerical names ...

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 ...

The names of days of the week | OxfordWords blog

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Aug 24, 2012 ... The influence of the Roman Empire on the names of the days of the week can still be seen today in English and many other modern European ...

Days of the week in English - Omniglot

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Details of where the English names of the days of the week come from.

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Days week names origins latin Roman | The Old Farmer's Almanac

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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 ...

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.

The Names of the Days of the Week - Infoplease

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NOTE: The seven-day week originated in ancient Mesopotamia and became part of the Roman calendar in A.D. 321. The names of the days are based on the ...