Plug calendar of the Romans as a postcard
The Roman calendar initially recorded the time between two market days (which were held every 9 days) as an eight-day week. At the beginning of the imperial era, however, under oriental influence and a calendar reform, the seven-day week (which we still know today) prevailed. The weekdays were named after the planets known at that time.
Thus the week begins with Saturday:
- Dies Saturni - Saturday - deity Saturn
- Dies Soli - Sunday - deity Sol
- Dies Lunae - Monday - deity Luna the moon goddess
- Dies Martis - Tuesday - Deity Mars the god of war
- Dies Mercurii - Wednesday - Deity Mercury
- Dies Iovis - Thursday - deity Jupiter or Germanic Doner
- Dies Veneris - Friday - deity Venus or Germanic Freya
In the center of the calendar is the Zodiac , the zodiac , with the twelve signs of the zodiac depicted. On the left and on the right you can see the plug holes for the daily dates and on the circle line of the Zodiac you can find the markings for the Kalends and Ides.
Roman relief calendar
The Roman plug-in calendar is a find from Trajan's Baths in Rome, dating to the 4th century A.D. It shows the individual days of the week on the basis of Roman deities as well as a zodiac with the twelve signs of the zodiac.
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