The Roman calendar changed its form several times between the founding of
Rome and the fall ... The origins of the names are also not entirely clear or
agreed upon by modern scholars. ... This made ...
This is the first month of the Roman year. It is named after the Roman god of war,
Mars. April Called Aprilis, from aperire, "to open". Possible because it is the ...
After Februarius there was occasionally an additional month of Intercalaris "
intercalendar". This is the origin of the leap-year day being in February. In 46 BC
Origin of the Names of the Months ... who was born this month; Quintilis, Latin for
fifth month, was the former name (the Roman year began in March rather than ...
Read about the origins and history of month names, which come from Roman
mythology ... This was the time of year to resume military campaigns that had
After Februarius there was occasionally an additional month of Intercalaris “
intercalendar”. This is the origin of the leap-year day being in February. In 46 BC
The names of the months and their meanings are as follows: Month. From the
Latin. January. Januarius, in honor of the Roman god Janus. February.
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,
Jan 11, 2016 ... We explain which gods, rulers, and numbers gave us all the months from January
to ... but we'll take the opportunity to add a resolution to your list: learn where we
got the names for all the months of the year. ... Word origins.
Exercise on the Origin of the Months of the Year :: page Default.