some facts and history about calendars 10 Questions.
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Which day of the week was named for the Scandinavian goddess of love?
Monday for Mona
Wednesday for Wotan
Friday for Frigga or Freya
In the year 46 BC who ordered a reform of the calendar?
Alexander the Great
Ptolemy VII, Pharaoh of Egypt
Which month was named for the Roman God of War?
Which month was the seventh month of the Roman calendar?
Which feast in the Christian calendar is also known as the Twelfth Day of Christmas?
The Circumcision of our Lord
What is the origin of the word â€˜calendarâ€™?
Kalendarium from the Latin word for accounting books
Kalendae or calends was the first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar
The Norman French word â€˜calenderâ€™ meaning â€˜a monthâ€™
After which historical figure is the Gregorian calendar named?
Pope Gregory XIII
Gregorius Thomas Ziegler, Bishop of Linz
The historian Gregory of Tours
The Gregorian calendar was first introduced to Europe in 1585. When did Britain fall into line and adopt it?
In which calendar were years counted from the accession of an emperor until 1911 AD?
Which day of the week was named after the Norse god of thunder?
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