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Names of the days of the week - Wikipedia

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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 Seven-Day Week and the Meanings of the Names of the Days

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They proscribed some activities during several days of the month, particularly the ... The Greeks named the days week after the sun, the moon and the five ...

Keeping Time: Origins of the Days of the Week - Live Science

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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 ...

What The Days Of The Week Are Named After May Surprise You ...

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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 ...

Origins of the Names of the Days of the Week: Latin and Other ...

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The days of the week were named by the Romans with the Latin words describing astronomical bodies. The Old Farmer's Almanac presents a table listing the ...

Encyclopedia Mythica: Origin of the names of the days

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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 ...

Days of the week in English - Omniglot

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Details of where the English names of the days of the week come from.

How the Days of the Week Got Their Names - Social Studies for Kids

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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 ...

The Names of the Days of the Week - Infoplease

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NOTE: The seven-day week originated in ancient Mesopotamia and became part of the Roman calendar in A.D. 321. The names of the days are based on the ...

Our Week | Calendars - Webexhibits

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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?