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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...

Names of the Months

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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 , ...

Month Names - Edkins Family Index Page

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Where do the month names come from? A short description of ...

The Names of the Months - Infoplease

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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,  ...

How did the months get their names? | OxfordWords blog

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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 ...

12 Months of the Year - Timeanddate.com

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Find out what months have to do with the Moon, why there are 12 months, and what the month names mean.

A History of the Months and the Meanings of their Names

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Meanings of their Names. A History of the Months January -- Janus's month. February -- month of Februa Intercalaris -- inter-calendar month. March -- Mars' ...

How Did the Months of the Year Get Their Names? | Wonderopolis

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Would you believe January was not always the first month of the year? The ancient Romans used a different calendar system, and their year began in March and ...

A History of the Months / Days and the Meanings of their Names

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The original Roman year had 10 named months Martius “March”, Aprilis “April”, Maius “May”, Junius “June”, Quintilis “July”, Sextilis “August”, September ...

origin month names | The Old Farmer's Almanac

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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.

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Encyclopedia Mythica: Origin of the names of the months

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Origin of the names of the months. Only a few names of the month were derived from Roman deities. Most simply came from the numbers of the months or -- in ...

Calendar Name Origins - Month - Calendar Origins Home

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Calendar Name Origins - Names of Months. January - ME Januari(us), OE Januarius, translation of Latin Januarius, named after JANUS, god of beginnings.

Origins of Month Names - Fact Monster

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The Names of Months. January: named after Janus, protector of the gateway to heaven; February: named after Februalia, a time period when sacrifices were ...