Rabbits on the Moon: A Short History of Easter


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Easter

Description:
This page, based on "The Easter Hare" from the May 1890 Atlantic Monthly, "reveals that Easter and its customs have ancient and nearly universal origins." Discusses the lunar aspect of the holiday, and the ancient symbolism of the rabbit and eggs. Also includes links to material about rabbits as being inappropriate Easter gifts. From the House Rabbit Society, a nonprofit rescue and education group.

Publisher:
House Rabbit Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.rabbit.org/journal/1/history-of-easter.html


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