Myth of Time: Tuesday
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Named for Mars and associated with the Greek god Ares and the Roman god Martis. (The word Tuesday comes from the Old English translation of the Latin Martis.) These were the gods of war. Tuesday correlated with the color red, the gall bladder in the body, and the metal iron (ferrum), with the chemical symbol Fe...
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Named for Mars and associated with the Greek god Ares and the Roman god Martis. (The word Tuesday comes from the Old English translation of the Latin Martis.) These were the gods of war. Tuesday correlated with the color red, the gall bladder in the body, and the metal iron (ferrum), with the chemical symbol Fe...
Tuesday comes from Old English 'Tīwesdæg,' after Tiw, or Tyr, a one-handed Norse god of dueling. He is equated with Mars, the Roman war god...
From Middle English Tewesday, from Old English Tīwesdæġ ('Tuesday'), from Proto-Germanic *Tīwas dagaz ('Tuesday', literally 'Tiw's Day'), from *Tīwaz ('Tyr, god of war') + *dagaz ('day'). This was a Germanic rendering of Latin dies Martis in interpretatio germanica, itself a translation of Ancient Greek ήμέρα 'Άρεως (heméra Áreos 'day of Ares') (interpretatio romana). Cognate with Scots Tysday ('Tuesday'), West Frisian tiisdei ('Tuesday'), German dialectal Ziestag ('Tuesday'), Danish tirsdag ('Tuesday'), Swedish tisdag ('Tuesday'). More at Tyr, day...
ARES was the Olympian god of war, battlelust, courage and civil order. In ancient Greek art he was depicted as either a mature, bearded warrior armed for battle, or a nude, beardless youth with a helm and spear...
Týr is the god of war, law, valour, and glory in the Æsir pantheon. He may be the son of Óðin or of the jötunn Hymir. His name literally means 'god' or 'glory' and he is so heavily attested throughout many cultures and historical time periods, that he may very well have either been the head of the pantheon at one time, or adopted in and integrated such as gods like Freyr and Ullr...
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