Days

of

the

week

The

ancient

Romans

named

the

days

after

Roman

gods,

and

the

Anglo-Saxons

had

their

own

names.

Our

names

for

the

days

of

the

week

are

taken

from

Anglo-Saxon

names.

Day

What

named

for

Roman

Anglo -

Saxon

Modern

Names

1

Sun

Sol

Sun

Sunday

2

Moon

Luna

Moon

Monday

3

Mars

Mars

Tiw

Tuesday

4

Mercury

Mercury

Woden

Wednesday

5

Jupiter

Jupiter

Thor

Thursday

6

Venus

Venus

Frigg

Friday

7

Saturn

Saturn

Saturn

Saturday