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The Gods Behind the Days: A Mythological Exploration of the Week


Hey there, fellow mythology enthusiasts! Today, I want to talk about the days of the week and how they are named after gods.

Monday is named after the Moon, which is associated with the goddess Selene in Greek mythology and the god Mani in Norse mythology. ๐ŸŒœ

Tuesday is named after the god of war, Mars, who was known as Tyr in Norse mythology. ๐Ÿ”ช

Wednesday is named after the god Odin, who was also known as Woden in Anglo-Saxon mythology. ๐Ÿง™โ€โ™‚๏ธ

Thursday is named after the god of thunder, Thor, who was known as Donar in Germanic mythology. โšก๏ธ

Friday is named after the goddess of love and beauty, Venus, who was known as Freya in Norse mythology. ๐Ÿ’•

Saturday is named after the god of agriculture and time, Saturn, who was known as Cronus in Greek mythology. ๐ŸŒพ

Sunday is named after the Sun, which is associated with the god Apollo in Greek mythology and the goddess Sol in Norse mythology. ๐ŸŒž

It's fascinating to see how these ancient gods and goddesses have influenced our modern-day language and culture. Do you have a favorite day of the week based on its mythological origins? Let me know in the comments below! ๐ŸŒบ

Until next time, stay curious and keep exploring the wonders of mythology. ๐ŸŒˆ


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