Solstice, Sacaea-Saturnalia, Yule, and Today


Subject:
Holidays & Observances , Holidays and Observances Individually , Faiths , Christmas , Bibliographies , Paganism , Solstices, Summer and Winter

Description:
This site examines "the ancient origins of the winter holiday season" and how pagan and Christian celebrations have merged into Christmas traditions. The site includes factual tidbits about ancient and current winter solstice celebrations; Egyptian, Persian, and Roman celebrations; and northern European Yule traditions. Also includes a description of holiday celebrations for the day, a bibliography, and related links.

Creator:
Ruano, Teresa

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.candlegrove.com/


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