Interesting facts- origin of name of days

 

Interesting facts- origin of name of days

moon

moon

saturn

saturn

 

thor

thor

This interesting article describes to you how the days of the week were named. Do you know why the first day is named Monday? You will find the answer here. The good old Romans and Babylonians named the days after the planets and other heavenly bodies they saw in the sky on those days. Read these interesting facts and enhance your knowledge!

MONDAY

Moon’s day

TUESDAY

It is named after the warrior Tiu, the Roman god of war.

WEDNESDAY

Named after Scandinavian god Woden- Woden’s day!

THURSDAY

Named after the god of thunder Thor. Thor’s day!

FRIDAY

Named after Freyja, the goddess of love. Freyja’s day!

SATURDAY

Saturn’s day

SUNDAY

Sun’s day

 

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