Month April

Aphrodite Antalya MuseumFrom A History of the Months and the Meanings of their Names
by Unknown

April – Aphrodite’s Month

Old English: April(is)
Latin: Aprilis
Etruscan: Apru
Greek: Aphro (short for Aphrodite)

Aprilis had 30 days, until the Roman calender of Numa when it had 29 days. Until the Julinan calender when it became 30 days again.
Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love and beauty. The roman Goddess Venus is modelled after her.

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