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