The Pagan Calendar



Months of the Year:
January - this month is in honor of the god Janus. It was originally the 11th month.
February - this month is in honor of a pagan Roman festival of purification. It was originally the 12th month.
March - this month is in honor of the god Mars, the Roman god of war. This was originally the 1st month.
April - this month is in honor of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite. The latin aprilis indicates a time of fertility. Pagans worship the goddess of fertility.
May - this month is in honor of the Roman goddess Maia, a deity of growth and increase.
June - this month is in honor of the goddess Juno, the wife of Jupiter, also known as the Queen of Heaven.
July - this month is in honor of the Roman emperor Julius Caesar. 
August - this month is in honor of the Roman emperor Octavius Augustus Caesar.
September - septem means 7 as this was originally the time of the 7th month.
October - octo means 8 as this was originally the time of the 8th month.
November - novem means 9 as this was originally the time of the 9th month.
December - decem means 10 as this was originally the time of the 10th month.

Days of the week:
Sunday - this day is in honor of the sun god. It is the day of the sun, or the Sun's day.
Monday - this day is in honor of the moon goddess. It is the day of the moon.
Tuesday - this day is in honor of the Norse god of war, Tiu, or Tyr, the son of Odin, or Woden.
Wednesday - this day is in honor of the chief Norse god Odin, or Woden.
Thursday - this day is in honor of the Norse god of thunder, Thor, who is the oldest son of Odin.
Friday - this day is in honor of the Norse goddess Frigg, She is the goddess of darkness, goddess of the sky, and goddess of love. She is the wife of Odin.
Saturday - this day is in honor of the Roman god Saturn. It is the day of Saturn, or Saturn's day. 

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