Sequence of Celestial Personifications Representing Seven-Day Cycle

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Sequence of Celestial Personifications Representing Seven-Day Cycle

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From left to right the images represent: Chronos/Saturn for Saturday, Sol for Sunday, Luna for Monday, Mars for Tuesday, Mercury for Wednesday, Jupiter for Thursday, Venus for Friday. This is the usual order of the Roman seven-day cycle that became more popular in the 1st century CE.

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