The Roman weekday ‘dies Veneris’ was named after the planet Venus, which in turn took its name from Venus, goddess of love. Detail from Venus and Mars, Botticelli, tempera on panel (c1483).
The origins of our days of the week lie with the Romans. Three are named for planets, the other four gods.
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The stuff of legend.
Norse mythology is having a moment as a leading author re-tells the tales for a new generation.
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