Where did Christmas get its name?
It is named after Jesus Christ, not St. Christopher. Christmas is named after the birth of Jesus Christ. The "mas" part of Christmas comes from the Roman Catholic term "mass." Christmas was originally a mass for Christ, to celebrate His birth. Christ
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When people buy real Christmas trees on Christmas, it's an evergreen. More specifically, it would be a conifer. Even more specifically, it could be a white fir, which is Abies concolor, but there are lots of others that are also used.
24 years ago. I don't think so. Christmas is short for Christ's Mass, a term we first hear in Old English in 1038.
\n. \n Origin of the Name Christmas \n. \nChrist Mass. For Jesus Christ being born.. Krishna Maas in Sanskrit meaning Lord Krishna's Month. Krishna says in Bhagavad Geeta that December (Margashirsha) is his favourite month.
Yes it is. The X is part of the two Greek letter representing thename for Christ - the C hi-Rho . The Chi Rho is one of theearliest forms of christogram, and is used by some Christians. Itis formed by superimposing the first two (capital) letters chi andrho (??) of the Greek word "???????" = Christ …in such a way toproduce the monogram. ( Full Answer )
Theres: Father Christmas, Santa, Santa Claus, Christmas Man, Present Man.In: England: Saint Nicholas Morocco: Black Peter Brazil: Papai Noel Italy: Babbo Natale Hope that helped :)
Christmastide, Christmastime, Dec 25, Noel, Xmas, Yule, Yuletide.. The nativity of Jesus Christ! The Spanish word for Christmas is Navidad. French people use Noel, and Italians Natale. No, the actress Natalie Wood was NOT named in honor of the Tannenbaum , nor was she born on Yule-=she was born 7.2…0.38 in California. A popular misconception holds it(maybe from false analogy with St.Nicholas) that Anastasia was born on Christmas. Not so, however in the Western Chrurch St. Anastasia is honored on the second Mass of Christmas. She is the patroness of Weavers ( Full Answer )
The Territory of Christmas Island is a small, non self-governing Territory of Australia located in the Indian Ocean, 2,360 km northwest of Perth in Western Australia and 500 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia. It was named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary, …when he arrived on Christmas Day, 25 December 1643. ( Full Answer )
Yule?Its not Yule, Yule is on the winter solotice....either the 21st or 22 not the 25th! there really isnt another name for it
The Inn was called Columbia Inn. This is revealed when Betty answers Bob Wallace about where they are staying for the holidays while on the train to Vermont in the movie White Christmas.
Scrooge Bob Cratchit and his family Jacob Marley Ghost of Christmas Past Ghost of Christmas Present Ghost of Christmas Yet to Be Scrooge's Nephew Fred and his wife it is...................... Scrooge Ghost 1 Spirit 1 Spirit 2 Spirit 3 scrooge, Marley, 3 ghosts, tiny Tim
The proper name for a Christmas tree is tannenbaum. Tannenbaum camefrom the German language. It means fir tree in German. There aremany different evergreen varieties of trees that can be used for aChristmas tree. The Spruce tree is one of the most popular used.
1- Joy to the world 2- Silent Night 3- Away in a manger 4- Oh Holy Night 5- The first Noel
because christ was born and we go to mass just take away the extra s xx i hope ive helped u
White Christmas Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer Jingle Bells Deck The Halls Frosty The Snowman Let It Snow Silver Bells All I Want For Christmas Is You O' Christmas Tree Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree Feliz Navidad Maybe Its Cold Outside Its Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas We Wish You A Merr…y Christmas Jingle Bells Rock ( Full Answer )
If you are looking for the answer to a worksheet entitled "5-10 Items Named After People" then the answer is Poinsettia .
The word Christmas originated as a compound meaning " Christ's Mass ". It is derived from the Middle English Christemasse and Old English Cristes mÃ¦sse, a phrase first recorded in 1038. "Cristes" is from Greek Christos and "mÃ¦sse" is from Latin missa . In Greek, the letter Î§ (chi…), is the first letter of Christ, and it, or the similar Roman letter X , has been used as an abbreviation for Christ since the mid-16th century. Hence, Xmas is often used as an abbreviation for Christmas.. No one person probably named Christmas. It was just two words that were said over and over through the centuries and became one word. The same with Halloween.. The term Halloween , originally spelled Hallowe'en , is shortened from All Hallows' Eve (both even and eve are abbreviations of evening , but Halloween gets its n from even ) as it is the eve of "All Hallows' Day", which is now also known as All Saints' Day. It was a day of religious festivities in various northern European pagan traditions, until Popes Gregory III and Gregory IV moved the old Christian feast of All Saints' Day from May 13 (which had itself been the date of a pagan holiday, the Feast of the Lemures) to November 1. In the 9th century, the Church measured the day as starting at sunset, in accordance with the Florentine calendar. Although All Saints' Day is now considered to occur one day after Halloween, the two holidays were, at that time, celebrated on the same day. ( Full Answer )
For some odd reason it is obsolete- I Haven't heard it for several Christmasses. The song is called Jolly Old St.Nicholas, and in the course of the song, some of the gifts he bestows are described. Susie is the Girl in the family He visits in the song. It has a sort of slow, almost melancholy delive…ry, but is a happy song. I seem to recall Ray Heatherton may have recorded this song aas the merry Mailman ( surely the postal service does a Bumper Crop, boom or Bust- in the Christmas season!) For some odd reason I have not heard this song in recent years. Janice and Jen are the two girl characters in the Crosby song- It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Suzy or Susie is mentioned in Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. ( Full Answer )
I assume you mean the Dickens story. in the end of the story all of the persons involved ( sans the four ghosts) are involved in a Yuletide feast supplied by Scrooge, a reformed Scrooge and- engaged in singing a Christmas Carol The identity of the tune is never mentioned in the novel. It has been po…pularily suggested that the song may have been either (Silent Night, Holy Night) on account of its singability, or the more British-oriented God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen.-which has a redemptive theme.actually the song title is not mentioned in the story. Like a lot of things it is best left up to the imagination but those are my guesses. ( Full Answer )
The scientific name consists of a genus name and a species name. The genus name for all Christmas or winter flowering cactus plants is Schlumbergera or Zygocactus . The genus name comes first, and is followed by any one of six species names or any one of countless hybrid information. For example,… Schlumbergera truncata is the winter flowering crab or lobster cactus. Other scientific names include Schlumbergera opuntioides and Schlumbergera russelliana. Most cultivated Christmas cactus plants are hybrids. Examples of common Schlumbergera hybrids include Schlumbergera 'Firecracker', Schlumbergera 'Gold Charm', Schlumbergera 'Joanne', Schlumbergera 'Lilac Beauty', and Schlumbergera 'Maria'. ( Full Answer )
Australia has no typical Christmas plants. Poinsettia, anintroduced species, is becoming more common, but it by no meansenjoys the popularity of overseas. Ausralians decorate a variety ofartificial and real Christmas trees, and the real ones are usuallypines, including the native Norfolk pine. Howev…er, Australians arejust as likely to decorate a gum tree in their front yard as anyother type of tree. ( Full Answer )
We haven't found any named Christmas, but there are are some called Santa Claus, Noel, etc. See list at the bottom of the page at: http://www.holidaycentral.org/?page=FunFacts
Rudolph Vanentino Rudolph Giuliani, former NYC mayor Jesus Colome, Major League Baseball Player Holly Hunter, actress Michael Redd , NBA star Dennis Green , former NFL coach, Minnesota Graham Greene , actor Judy Garland , actress Angel ina Jolie, actress Johnny Jolly, cur…rent Green Bay Packer player Drake Bell, actor, singer Carol Burnett, comedian Jonathan Winters, comedian Shelley Winters , entertainer Phoebe Snow , singer, songwriter Noel ia Cojiendo, singer Robert Frost , poet Ringo Star, former Beatle Joseph Biden, US VP Mary Travers, folk singer Mary J. Blige, singer Johan Santa na, NewYork pitcher, MLB Angel Cabrara, professional golfer Faith Hill, singer Vonnie Holiday , NFL player Cybill Shepherd , actress Shepherd Smith, FOX news anchor Alan Shepard , astronaut Julie Christ ie, actress ( Full Answer )
She wasn't a chambermaid, she was a charlady (like a generalcleaner and housekeeper)--her name was Mrs Dilber.
Father in spanish is Padre and Christmas is Navidad, so Padre Navidad. That is a literal translation, but more popularly it is PapÃ¡ Noel.
1. Silent Night 2. Silver Bells 3. Deck The Halls 4. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
All Christmas songs are songs. well all Christmas Carols are also Christmas Songs, but not all Christmas songs can be properly called Carols. There are some songs such as ( My Favorite Things) that are not even seasonal but have been tossed into the Christmas music bag. I like that phrase music bag,… C-yards look out! ( Full Answer )
The Greek letter 'X' is the first letter (chi) for the greek word for Christ, Xristos ( Î§ÏÎ¹ÏÏÏÏ). Xmas therefore means "Christ's Mass." The letter chi is written the same as the Roman letter X. So, as a form of shorthand, some people replace "Christ" with the first letter of his… Greek name, X. The term Xmas , while sometimes controversial among Christians, has become a common short English abbreviation for Christmas. ( Full Answer )
UK and Canada and a few other places celebrate Boxing Day , when gifts are given to "service workers" . I think it originally meant servants, porters , purveyors and the like.
Marley, The Ghost of Christmas Past, The Ghost of Christmas Present, The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Portugal Christmas dinner party is celebrated at Christmas Eve not at Christmas Day. It is called Ceia de Natal which include Dinner, Late Supper and tables full of goodies (traditional sweets and cakes, etc) for the family party that goes as late as 3/4 am. Christmas gifts are opened at Christma…s Eve as well at midnight. ( Full Answer )
The bully's name is Scut Farkus. My favorite thing about him is "...he had yellow eyes, so help me God yellow eyes!" :)
That would be Boxing Day to commemorate the Boxer Rebellion against the Imperialist invasion of China during the first year of the last century.
Most Christmas trees are some type of evergreen. Here are some ofthe scientific names of common evergreen trees: Acer sempervirens (a maple) Cupressus sempervirens (a cypress) Lonicera sempervirens (a honeysuckle) Sequoia sempervirens (a sequoia) Ulmus parvifolia 'Sempervirens' (an elm)
It was found on christmas day. That's how it got its name. It was discovered on December 25, 1643 by William Minors.
There are several, I only know of two however; Holiday Hi-Jynx and Pikachu's Winter Vacation.
Christmas Day is a Christian festival commemorating the birth of Jesus. The name is often abbreviated to Xmas, X being the first letter (chi) of the Greek word Christos.
The 2009 was called the end of time and the 2010 is as of October 2010,not being named.
My laboradoodle was born on Christmas day... So we named her Holly. Some other good names could be Elf and frosty. Hope this was helpful :)
The name "Christmas cactus" was given because the plant normallyblooms in late fall or early winter, just before Christmas. Inaddition its leaves are a deep green color while its flowers are areddish purple, similar to the traditional Christmas colors of redand green.
originally they were Ebenezer Scrooge Bob Cratchit Mrs. Cratchit Peter Cratchit Belinda Cratchit Tiny Tim Martha Cratchit Jacob Marley The Ghost of Christmas Past The Ghost of Christmas Present The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come Fred (Nephew) Freds Wife Freds Housemaid Scrooge's niece's sisters Topp…er Fezziwig Mrs. Fezziwig Belle Belles' Husband Belles' Daughter Caroline Carolines Husband Fan The Portly Gentlemen The undertaker Mrs Dilbur (House keeper) The Charlady The young male Carol singer Dick Wilkins a Fuzziwig employee The boy Ignorance. The girl Want. Old Joe the Beetling shop owner The boy that bought the turkey for Scooge The headmaster of the Boarding School ( Full Answer )
The Christmas Carol episode of Doctor Who was aired in 2010 withMatt Smith as the 11th doctor. The following episode of the serieswas the Impossible Astronaut.
Dickens based the name on the the songs of Christmas "A ChristmasCarol" and this is why he writes in staves and not chapters
Christmas. It has other names, such as Xmas (an abbreviation), Yule, Yuletide and Noel, which comes from the french word for Christmas, NoÃ«l .
There exists a song, for which I switch radio channels IMMEDIATELY when it comes on, titled, "Dominick, the Italian Christmas Donkey."
The only reference to a Butler(s) is in Stave one and these are inthe employ of the Lord Mayor Of London. They arre not named. Noother butler is mentioned.
The name "Father Christmas" originated in the mid-17th century when traditional Christmas celebrations of feasting and drinking were frowned upon by Puritans. People that supported the traditional celebrations personified Christmas itself in order to spread the idea of a cheerful occasion. The term …"Father" was used to suggest that Christmas was a Christian persona. ( Full Answer )
There is not really an "African American Christmas," per se. It's likely that one is referring to the holiday Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is celebrated around Christmas-time, and celebrates African culture and heritage.
The name of a famous Christmas donkey would be Dominick, the Christmas donkey. Dominick became famous over a youtube video made in 2006 when it was written by Ray Allen.
The "cracker" refers to the small explosive cap placed in thecracker, so that it goes off with a "bang" as the cracker ispulled. The Christmas but comes form the fact that these are produced to beused on the Christmas feast table.
Jacob Marley The Ghost of Christmas Past The Ghost of Christmas Present The Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come