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The Thermidorian mainly started after the death of Robespierre. It was a reaction. (anon)
- Are you suggesting that something in the article is wrong? Or are you just summarizing one thing it says? -- Jmabel | Talk 20:21, Nov 12, 2004 (UTC)
- The month was named after the French word thermal which comes from the greek word "Thermos" which means warm
My english isn't good enough for me to edit the page, but this is not true: the word "Thermidor" does come from the greek "thermos", but not form teh french "thermal". "Thermal" means "related to hydrotherapy". Waters used for hydrotherapy are called "eaux thermales" in french because they are often warm. (I think the word "thermale" is used in english, but I don't know its sense precisely) 126.96.36.199 11:36, 8 November 2007 (UTC)
Thermidor in Souletin Basque
I took out the rather non-essential translation of "Thermidor" in Souletin Basque from the main page. I am quite confident the article will survive with readers uninformed that, "It was named berolis in Souletin Basque.<ref name="Auñamendi">''[http://www.euskomedia.org/aunamendi/104719/114171 Revolución Francesa (La Revolución en el País Vasco continental): El Euskera en la Revolución]'', by [[Eugéne Goyenetche]], in the Spanish-language [[Auñamendi Encyclopedia]]. It references ''Franciaco Republicaren Çaspigarren Ourtheco Qhoundaderra'' ("The [calendar?] of the year VII of the Republic of France")</ref> Jaucourt (talk) 01:12, 24 April 2011 (UTC)
"thermidor" unfair to down-under Aussies
It is ironic that the French radicals, who avowed an internationale which was fair to all, should name months after seasonal affects applicable to their region but not to many others. Thermidor (heat), the month that runs halfway from July to halfway through August, is NOT a significantly warmer time in the tropics, and represents the COLDEST months of the year where I come from, Australia. Similar complaints apply to the other projected names. We have sufficient problems maintaining Santas rugged up in furs and coming down with heat stroke because it is 40 degrees in the shade here at Christmas, without having to bear the chagrin of referring to our coldest month as "Heat", which is, in any case, a remarkably crappy name for the otherwise stylish French to have promoted. Myles325a (talk) 06:28, 3 January 2012 (UTC)
- The Talk section is not for the general discussion of a topic. It is for discussion of how to improve the article. David Spector (talk) 17:09, 6 November 2022 (UTC)
"Every day had the name of an agricultural plant, except the 5th (Quintidi) and 10th day (Decadi) of every decade, which had the name of a domestic animal or an agricultural tool, respectively."
An otter is not a domestic animal, a lock is hardly an agricultural tool, nor can all of the plants listed fairly be described as agricultural. Is there a better expression available? JBritnell (talk) 03:27, 21 June 2022 (UTC)
Most of the section "Thermidor in culture" appears to be a list of trivia facts about the word "Thermidor". Since WP is not supposed to contain such lists, WP needs a way to better integrate such a list of unconnected facts associated with a word or concept. Perhaps a different category or type of article? David Spector (talk) 17:08, 6 November 2022 (UTC)