Where did Christmas begin?
Christmas begin in dec 25
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The History of Christmas Before the fourth century, the primary Christian celebration was Easter, celebration of the resurrection of Jesus. In the fourth century, church officials decided to institute the birth of Jesus as a holiday. Unfortunately, the Bible does not mention date for his birth (a …fact Puritans later pointed out in order to deny the legitimacy of the celebration). Although some evidence suggests that his birth may have occurred in the spring (why would shepherds be herding in the middle of winter?), Pope Julius I chose December 25. It is commonly believed that the church chose this date in an effort to adopt and absorb the traditions of the pagan Saturnalia festival. First called the Feast of the Nativity, the custom spread to Egypt by 432 and to England by the end of the sixth century. By the end of the eighth century, the celebration of Christmas had spread all the way to Scandinavia. For more information about Christmas and other holidays (literally means "holy days"), see related link. It is also to celebrate the Birth of Jesus. ( Full Answer )
It was celebrated before Jesus was born, though it did not reach its current form until Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire, and even then certain customs (such as the Yule Log, mistletoe, and the current Christmas tree) from the barbarian tribes that invaded Rome were adde…d afterwards. It's a combination of several pagan feasts including Saturnalia; whose origin is astrological in nature (in traditional ancient astrology Saturn ruled the consecutive signs of Capricorn and Aquarius), Brumalia; from the Latin word for "short", Bacchanalia which honored the Greek god Dionysus whose Roman name was Bacchus, and The Birth of the Unconquered Sun, which honored the Persian sun god Mithras. When Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire, the bishops who ran the church believed that they would never be able to get the enormous number of pagan "converts" to give up observing these festivals, so they decided to "Christianize" them. Instead of being "The Birth of the Unconquered Sun" it became the official birthdate of the Son of God, whose actual birthday most likely occured in late September or early October. ( Full Answer )
In began when Jesus Christ was born into this world. Answer: The most obvious answer is that the date for Christmas was put as December 25th to provide continuity with the winter solstice traditions of many cultures. By doing this converts could continue to have a traditional midwinter celebrat…ion. Many scholars indicate that an actual Christmas day celebration would be between May and July. , and some early CHristians celebrated Chistmas at the spring equinox. Early Christians were often against the celebration of birthdays at all and did not celebrate Christmas for this reason. It was not until the early middle ages that Christmas came to approximate its present form. ( Full Answer )
after the time of christ, probably after wide-spread christianity. it was created to compete with another holiday celebrated by a different religion at the time.
The twelve days begin on the evening of Christmas Day on December 25 and end on the morning of Epiphany on January 6. . Gurjot Singh Sodhi
Christmas carols that begin with the letter A: . Angels We Have Heard On High . Away in a Manger
24 December i believe this question is not right considering that this is our Christmas. it may be though but you would have to check other answers other than wiki. logan
It all started when Boniface of Crediton saved a little girl from being a vestal sacrifice. With the knife in hand he began sawing off branches from the "sacred trees". That missionary, Boniface, handed out the branches telling the people about Christ and told them to put the branches above their ma…ntels as a token of Gods grace. ( Full Answer )
The Narrator on the soundtrack is Patrick Stewart, but it doesn't sound exactly like the same voice in the movie version...
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The story of 'A Christmas Carol' revolves around an old man, known as Ebenezer Scrooge, who is an extreme miser. He does not believe in the spirit of Christmas and his only concern is accumulation of wealth. Nothing in this world is as dear to him as money. Scrooge's business partner, Jacob Marley, …has died and on this Christmas Eve, exactly seven years have passed since his death. Scrooge and his clerk, Bob Cratchit, are working on Christmas Eve also. Scrooge's nephew, Fred, comes to wish him on Christmas, but Scrooge drives him away. Scrooge finally declares the day off and comes back home. ( Full Answer )
One Christmas gift that begins with the letter 'n' is a neck tie.Another is a necklace.
I have several Christmas songs or lines that are scrambled and I need the names of some songs
There are many words that can make a person think of Christmas. Qwords associated with Christmas are quirky, quality, quantity, andQuince pie.
They put up the Christmas tree on December 8th (Day of the Virgin Mary) and they take it down on January 6th (Day of the 3 Kings).
on the 23 of December is a day we call Ã¾orlÃ¡ksmessa, on tat day we eat ray on the 24 we eat our Christmas meal at 6 o'clock and then we open our presents then in 6th of January Christmas is over ;)
The first Christmas Tree displayed in this country was in Pennsylvania, brought by German Immigrants.
eggnog elves elizabeth ( marys cousin or sister who was pregnant to john the babtist at the same time) hope this helps
santa sledge sleigh snowman snow snowflake snowball stocking star shepperds sheep stable hope this helps
"What Child is This?" "While Shepherds Watched" "Where are you Christmas?" "White Christmas" "Winter Wonderland"
The Christmas Truce began when enlisted men spontaneously initiatedit. It was generally less approved of by officers and particularlythe high command on each side which took a dim view of it. You canlearn more here:
Christmas to religions such as Christainty, catholics and more belive that the son of God Jesus Christ was given birth by a young woman named Mary as a gift from God. He was born in a stable in Bethlemhem. He was the king that was sent from heven. To remember this great day we celebrate it on a part…icular day and this day is 25th of December. We call this day the first Christmas. It is called Christmas because Christ is born. Christ mas. Praise the Lord Jesus Christ he is wonderful. ( Full Answer )
Mr & Mrs. Cooke from Wales heard about the Romanian orphanages and the terrible conditions the orphans lived in. They wanted to do something for them and filled shoeboxes with toiletries, school supplies, toys, candy - within 3 years it had grown too big for them to handle and Samaritan's Purse took… it over. since 1993, they have distributed more than 90 million shoeboxes to hurting children around the world. They also learn the story of Jesus and His love for them ( Full Answer )
Christmas is a christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ our Savior. Everything in this holiday from the presents to the star on the top of the tree are related to what we believe. The presents are not for just giving but to remember that Jesus was our first gift from God. He was sent to ear…th to be a holy man with no sin then to die on the cross for our sins. The tree is relevant because we place the star at the very top to show what led the wise men and herders to Christ so the top of the tree is pointing to that star. ( Full Answer )
Magi (a word for the three wise men) Mistletoe Mince meat Mince pies Mary Manger Milk (with a sign saying "for santa" Myrrh
For many people the beginning of the Christmas season begins theday after Thanksgiving. According to the church the Christmasseason begins four Sundays before Christmas day. This time iscalled Advent.
It starts with the narrator saying "Marley was dead: to begin with.There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burialwas signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and thechief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge's name was good upon'Change, for anything he chose to put h…is hand to. Old Marley wasas dead as a door-nail." ( Full Answer )
Lights is a Christmas word. Let There Be Peace On Earth is a Christmas song.
Wreath, worship and white Christmas are Christmas words. We Wish You A Merry Christmas is a Christmas carol.
Some Christmas words beginning with E are: . enjoyment . entertaining . eats (special) . envelopes . extra earnings . extra spending . egg nog . elevators and escalators . evening events . evening services
"Walking in a winter wonderland" . white (eg: white Christmas) . winter . wintry . wise men . wonderland . wreath
snow snowman sweets sleigh Santa snowflake snow ball scarves skating (on ice) star shovel shopping
Dasher, Dancer & Donner are Santa's reindeer. Deck The Halls isthe title of a Christmas Carol. Decorations and December 25 areChristmas words.
Icelanders have a long tradition of Christmas that extends for more than 6 months commencing on June 3rd. It coincides with the Icelandic herring run which for some reason, has always started on June 3rd. Icelandic herring spawn in North America at or near the origin of the Hudson River in upstate N…ew York in Flayers Creek, NY finally arriving in Iceland on June 3rd. It is believed that Eric the Red (Erik den RÃ¸de) , the original settler of Greenlandreturned to Iceland from exile in Greenland on or about the year 972. He declared that the beginning of the Christmas season would exactly coincide with the herring run and ultimately conclude on January 1st in time for the New Years festivities. Subsequently for the last millennium, Icelanders have waited for Christmas to begin in June and would normally start to decorate their Christmas hedges (in Iceland, hedges are used instead of Christmas trees) in June and they would normally be finished by December 15th. The aforementioned herring would be caught, dried and placed under the Christmas hedges as a traditional way of 'rewarding' Santa Claus for the gifts he brings. In some areas in Iceland the herring are used as Christmas ornaments and hung on the hedges. ( Full Answer )
The Twelve Days of Christmas begin on December 25 and extend through Epiphany (January 6).
Christmas words that begin with N: . Nativity scene . Noel . North Pole . Nostalgia . Nutmeg . Nuts . Nuttin' For Christmas (a Christmas carol)
The afternoon on Black Friday. Not in the morning because people will be crowding the area. Also go the day after, more likely stores have kept their deals the same as the day before.
Christmas in Australia began in e first year of Europeansettlement. Australia was settled by the British, so Christmas wasa tradition that came with the First Fleet which was made up ofconvicts, marines and officers. The First Fleet arrived in Australia in January 1788. The firstChristmas on Austra…lian soil was celebrated on 25 December 1788,with a service conducted by Reverend Johnson, who was aboard theFirst Fleet. Following the service, Governor Arthur Phillip and hisofficers had a proper Christmas dinner, during which they toastedKing George lll and his family. The convicts, however, had nochange in their own rations. ( Full Answer )
Dickens describes Scrooge as being " a tight-fisted hand at thegrindstone, Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping,clutching, covetous old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from whichno steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, andself-contained, and solitary as an oyster. The cold… within himfroze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled hischeek" ( Full Answer )
IT lays down the fact hat Marley is dead and that he has been thispast 7 years . It follows on that Scrooge takes over the whole ofthe business since that time as Marley had no family
hark the herald angels sing, have your self a merry little christmas, here comes santa clause
O Tannebaum! literally means O Fir Tree or Pine tree. in the original German translation it does not once mention Christmas or Christ. it has a sort of nature worship theme- deep in the woodland growing. There were a number of parodies that lightened up ( if that is the phrase) the Berlin Crisis of …the early sixties- one went O Atom Bomb, O Atom Bomb, we"re glad you"re not exploding! ( Krushy had a big one in East Berlin)l. ( Full Answer )
One legend is that Martin Luther while walking home in the woods saw the starlight through an evergreen and wanting to share the beautiful sight with his wife so he cut it down and brought it home and placed candles in it to represent the stars. Candles were replaced with lights when a worker of Tho…mas Edison brought some light bulbs home and put them on his tree. When his neighbors saw them they wanted them to so Edison started selling them to the public for their trees. ( Full Answer )
At the time the Roman emperor Constantine became a Christian and wished to convert the Roman Empire to Christianity, it was necessary to change the existing winter holiday in honor of the god Saturn, which was called the Saturnalia, into a Christian holiday, so Christmas was invented for that purpos…e. ( Full Answer )
Basically, that Marley had died and as he had no other relatives ofbeneficiaries Scrooge took possession of all his things.
The Christmas tree tradition began in Germany as early as the 15th and 16th century. It started when serious Christians started decorating them in their homes. They also used to be referred to as Yule trees.
According to Christmas Archives, started when a monk from Crediton, Devonshire, went to Germany to predict the word of God. The legend says that he used a triangular tree to explain the Holy Trinity of God. The people that converted began to revere this tree as the God's tree. In the 12th century,… as a symbol of Christianity, people would hang the tree upside down from the ceiling. The first decorated Christmas tree was at Latvia in 1510. ( Full Answer )
They can be ordered from July onwards all the way up untill december from the Sears website or form a known Sears distributor online of in store of a shop.
Slovakians hate Sinter Clause. It was a great evening though. Sinter Clause gave all of the Slovakians presents except one little boy named Jared. He was a very bad boy for the whole year. He hunted and killed many animals which is a Slovakian sin.
The letters are the first letters to the words "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus".