The days are gods.

Posted on December 29, 2018


(Old English translation of the Latin)

Sunday: “day of the sun” (L. “day of Solis”)
Monday: “day of the moon” (L. “day of Luna”)
Tuesday: “day of Tiw” (a Germanic god of war and sky; L. “day of Mars”
Wednesday: “day of Odin/Woden” (Germanic supreme God; L. “day of Mercury”)
Thursday: “day of thunder” (Germanic god Thor; L. “day of Jupiter”)
Friday: “day of Frigga” (Germanic goddess, wife of Odin, goddess of married love; L. “day of Venus”)
Saturday: “day of Saturn” (L. G. “day of Chronos”)

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