January is named for Janus, the mythological god of beginnings, gates, doorways, passages and endings. Janus is supposed to have two faces, one that looks back at the preceding year and another that peers into the new year.
January is named for Janus, the mythological god of beginnings, gates, doorways, passages and endings. Janus is supposed to have two faces, one that looks back at the preceding year and another that peers into the new year. McClatchy News Network file photo
January is named for Janus, the mythological god of beginnings, gates, doorways, passages and endings. Janus is supposed to have two faces, one that looks back at the preceding year and another that peers into the new year. McClatchy News Network file photo