Myth of Time: Saturday
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Named for Saturn and associated with the Greek god Kronou and the Roman god Saturni. These were gods of the harvest. Saturday correlated with the color violet, the spleen in the body, and the metal lead (plumbum), with the chemical symbol Pb...
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Named for Saturn and associated with the Greek god Kronou and the Roman god Saturni. These were gods of the harvest. Saturday correlated with the color violet, the spleen in the body, and the metal lead (plumbum), with the chemical symbol Pb...
As for Saturday, Germanic and Norse traditions didn’t assign any of their gods to this day of the week. They retained the Roman name instead. The English word ‘Saturday’ comes from the Anglo-Saxon word ‘Sæturnesdæg,’ which translates to ‘Saturn’s day.’...
From Old English Sæternesdæg (‘day of Saturn’), from Sætern (‘Saturn’), from Latin Saturnus and from Greek Κρόνου (kronos) (‘the god of fertility, agriculture and vegetation’), possibly from Etruscan, + Old English dæg (‘day’); a translation of Latin dies Saturni and of Greek ήμέρα Κρόνου (heméra Krónou ‘day of Kronos’) Compare West Frisian saterdei, Dutch zaterdag...
KRONOS (Cronus) was the King of the Titanes and the god of time, in particular time when viewed as a destructive, all-devouring force...
Saturn (Latin: Sāturnus [saːˈturnus]) was a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in Roman mythology. He was described as a god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth, agriculture, periodic renewal and liberation. Saturn's mythological reign was depicted as a Golden Age of plenty and peace...
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