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|English name||Norse mythology||Roman mythology|
|Sunday||Sun's day (Sunnadaeg)|
|Monday||Moon's day (Monnadaeg)|
|Tuesday||Tyr's day (Tiwsdaeg)||Mars|
|Wednesday||Wodan's (Odin's) day (Wodensdaeg)||Mercury|
|Thursday||Thor's day (Thursdaeg)||Jupiter|
|Friday||Freyr's day (Fridaeg)||Venus|
|Saturday||Saturn's day (Saturnsdaeg)||Saturn|
Saturday and Sunday are called the 'week end', but Sunday is the first day and Saturday is the seventh.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are sabbaths for Muslims, Jews, and Christians, respectively.
Other websites[change | change source]
- The Mysterious 7-Day Cycle (history with Christian editorial)
- The Week (part of Claus Tøndering's Calendar FAQ)
|Days of the Week|
|Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday|