From this early astrological use the form of "glory" or "nimbus" has been adapted or inherited under new beliefs.
This astrological week became very current in the Roman empire, but was still a novelty in the time of Dio Cassius (xxxvii.
In scientific and astrological works, the numerals, as, in Sanskrit, are expressed by symbolical words.
The great astrological work uses a term of still wider signification, Subartu, eventually Suri (written Su.
3 It is plain, however, that there is a long step between the astrological assignation of each hour of the week to a planet and the recognition of the week as an ordinary division of time by people at large.