Daily we use phrases which have their ancestral origins . They're so much part of our lives that it's easy to overlook the rich language of symbolism that we use before thinking.
The times of the week by way of instance, are named after the planets.
The afternoon of the Sun. In the latin, sol dies, comes the term solar, meaning'associated with sunlight'.
Monday is the day of the moon. In French, Monday is lundi, and the moon is la lune. It's easy to learn how these French provisions, and also the English words lunar, lunatic and mad all derive from the latin lunis dies.
The afternoon of Mars, named after Tyr, the Norse god of war. In latin, Tuesday has been martis expires, that direct into the French phrase for Tuesday, mardi
The afternoon of Mercury, called after Wotan, the Norse equivalent of the Roman god Mercury. In the latin mercurii expires comes mercredi French term for Wednesday.
The afternoon of Jupiter, named after Thor, equal of the god Jupiter from Norse mythology. The latin for Thursday has been jovis expires (Jupiter's day), where comes the French phrase jeudi.
The afternoon of Venus. Friday is called after Freia, that had been the goddess of beauty in Norse mythology, as Venus was the Roman goddess of beauty and charm. By veneris expires, the latin expression for Friday, comes vendredi, French for Friday.
The afternoon of Saturn. In latin, Saturday has been saturni dies.
The titles of the days of the week are simply one of the numerous remnants of ancient astrological knowledge which may be located around us daily.