Why Wednesday? The days of the week have a convoluted religious heritage | Margaret Clunies Ross

Country
UK (GB)
Score
14.05
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-01-02 (UTC)
ID
10501158

The Romans may have got the ball rolling with their seven-day week, but weekday names in English owe as much to Anglo-Saxon gods The origins of our days of the week lie with the Romans. The Romans named their days of the week after the planets, which in turn were named after the Roman gods: Continue reading...