January.—From the Roman Janus, who presided over' the beginning of everything. February.—From Februus, a Roman divinity, identical Marcu.—From Mars,the Roman god of war. April.—Lat. Aprilis; from Aperire, to open, as the buds in spring. May.—Lat. Mains. Maia,a Roman divinity, was wor shiped on the first day of this month. June.—Juno,a wife of Jupiter,worshiped as the Queen with Pluto. August.—Named by Augustus Caesar, after himself, upon gaining several victories. September(septem,or 7.)—Theseventh month in Roman calendar. October (octo, or 8.)—Eighth month of Roman year. November (novem, or 9.)—The ninth month in Roman calendar. December (decem,or 10.)—The tenth month of Roman year. of Heaven. July (Julius.)—From Julius Caesar, who was born in this month.