Days of the Week - The Vikings for Kids and Teachers Illustration

The Vikings
Days of the Week

Our days of the week are named in honor of Norse gods.

Sunday: For Sol, goddess of the sun, Sun's day

Monday: for Mani, goddess of the moon, Mani's day

Tuesday: For Tyr, god of war, Tyr's day

Wednesday: For Odin, the Raven God, sometimes known as Woden, Woden's day

Thursday: For Thor, god of strength and storms, Thor's day

Friday: For Frigg, goddess of marriage, Frigg's day

Saturday: Saturday did not come from the Vikings. It came from the ancient Romans - Saturn's day.

Gods and Myths

Viking Religion