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