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Re: CHAT: Easter & the Saxon Calendar (was: Passover/Easter)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, April 29, 2000, 22:43
yl-ruil wrote:
> Old Icelandic replaced the god-names of the days of the week (Odhinn's day > etc.) with things like Firstday, Seconday and so on.
Interesting, so has Portuguese, for Monday-Friday. Sunday and Saturday retain the terms _Domingo_ and _Sabado_, or something similar. -- "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor