Month Names Origins

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Can you name the months by their origin?

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named after the Greek goddess who is Hermes' (Mercury's) mother
named after the first Roman emperor
from the Latin for 'ten'
named after the Roman god of war
either named after the Greek god of beauty and love, or from the Latin for 'to open; to bud'
from the Latin for 'seven'
named after the head Roman goddess
from the Latin for 'nine'
named after the Roman leader born during this month
from the Latin for 'to purify,' it's named after the Roman festival of forgiveness for sins
named after the Roman god of doors, beginnings, sunset and sunrise
from the Latin for 'eight'

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Created Mar 6, 2011SourceReportNominate
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