Each day of the week receives its title from astrological tradition:

Monday: Day of the Moon. From the Old English  mondæg”.

Tuesday: Day of Mars. From the Latin dies martis”

Wednesday: Day of Mercury. From the Latin “dies mercurii”.

Thursday: Day of Jupiter. From the Latin “dies jovis”.

Friday: Day of Venus. From the Latin “dies veneris”.

Saturday: Day of Saturn. From the Latin “dies saturni”.

Sunday:  Day of the Sun. From the Latin “dies solis”.

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