CHAT: Day & month names (was: CHAT: Easter & the SaxonCalendar(was:Passover/Easter))
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, May 1, 2000, 3:48|
Steg Belsky wrote:
> Saturday as the first day of the week? I've never heard of that....
Me neither. I'd be quite surprised if it were. After all, the Bible
refers to the Sabbath as the *last* day.
However, I do remember reading that when the Babylonians originally
invented the week, Saturday was the first day, before being moved
forward to Sunday.
"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
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