The names of the days of the seven-day week in many languages are derived
from the names ...... Days of the Week in Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese (
much history of Western systems too) · D...
The Seven Day Week The Naming of the Days Sunday -- Sun's day. Monday --
Moon's day. Tuesday -- Tiu's day. Wednesday -- Woden's day. Thursday -- Thor's
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 11, 2011 ... Astronomy's roots in human culture run deep, and rarely more so than with
nomenclature for our days of the week. Origins of the days of the ...
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 ...
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 history of the names of the days of the week is a tangled one. The Greeks
named the days of the week after their gods, but when the Romans were
In Hebrew, the days of the week are simply numbered, except for the 7th, .... Its
first historical description is by the Roman historian Cassius Dio (Consul in 229).
The 7-day week is the international standard that is used by the majority of the
world. There are 52 or 53 weeks in a year, but countries vary on how they count ...