dies Mercurii

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Etymology[edit]

From diēs (day) and Mercurii, genitive of Mercurius (Mercury). Latin calque of Koine Greek ἡμέρα Ἕρμου heméra Hérmou. The association of the seven week days with the seven classical planets is first attested in the Anthologiarum by Vettius Valens, ca. AD 170 and was known to Cassius Dio by the early 3rd century.

Noun[edit]

dies Mercurii

  1. Wednesday

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