The names of the days of the week in many languages are derived from the
names of the classical planets in Hellenistic astrology, which were in turn named
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,
As the worshipping of the Sun increased, the Sun's day (Sunday) advanced from
position of the second day to the first day of the week (and saturday became the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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?
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.
Origins of the names of days and months. Did you know that the names of our
months and week days have their roots in paganism? If numbering the days was
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Aug 25, 2015 ... LOLFlyingPotatoes Well, Uranus and Neptune hadn't been discovered yet. If we
renamed the week with our modern eight planets (excluding ...