Generally, the western educational system does not teach etymology, and relevant mythology,
and how the names of the week arise.
In many languages, all the days of the week were named after
the Moon, Planets and the Sun.
Subsequently their corresponding deities that ruled each planet were later introduced and worshipped.
Yes, our Pagan history is reflected in the naming of days, and much more ...
Names of the days of the week
Origin of the names of the days
Monday ..... Moon
Tuesday ..... Mars
Wednesday ..... Mercury
Thursday ..... Jupiter
Friday . ..... Venus
Saturday ..... Saturn
Sunday ..... Sun
The study of mythology and ancient cultural beliefs and traditions reveals
many hidden origins of our present language, symbols, beliefs and rituals.
" was the Moon God & Goddess
who were worshipped since ancient Sumerian time.
Religion Comes From Ancient Astrology and Sun Worship
Allegorical language cleverly uses symbolism and metaphors to personify celestial objects.
These stories were indeed written in the stars
=> the SUN
=> the 12 Zodiac signs
The Three Wise Men
=> 3 stars in the constellation of Orion
follow eastern star 'Sirius