The Roman calendar changed its form several times between the founding of
Rome and the fall ..... The fact that the modern world uses the same month names
as the Romans can lead to an erroneous assu...
Origin of the Names of the Months. January: Janus, Roman god of doors,
beginnings, sunset and sunrise, had one face looking forward and one backward
Where do the month names come from? A short description of ...
Jan 11, 2016 ... Ever wondered how the months got their names? We explain which gods, rulers,
and numbers gave us all the months from January to ...
The Names of the Months. See also Greek and Roman Mythology. January:
named after Janus, the god of doors and gates; February: named after Februalia,
The Names of Months. January: named after Janus, protector of the gateway to
heaven; February: named after Februalia, a time period when sacrifices were ...
Meanings of their Names. A History of the Months January -- Janus's month.
February -- month of Februa Intercalaris -- inter-calendar month. March -- Mars' ...
Read about the origins and history of month names, which come from Roman
mythology and Latin root words, all explained by The Old Farmer's Almanac.
Find out what months have to do with the Moon, why there are 12 months, and
what the month names mean.
The original Roman year had 10 named months Martius “March”, Aprilis “April”,
Maius “May”, Junius “June”, Quintilis “July”, Sextilis “August”, September ...