Generally, if you ask a random person off the street to name the first holiday that comes to mind their answer is going to be either Thanksgiving or Christmas. Thanksgiving takes place on the fourth Thursday in November. Christmas is on December 25th every year. The holidays are the two most celebrated throughout the year in the United States. Christmas and Thanksgiving share many similarities regarding how they are celebrated, but are different when it comes to the international appreciation of each holiday.
Saturn is the second largest planet and sixth number planet of our solar system. Saturn is a gas giant made up of hydrogen and helium. It is big enough to hold more than 760 Earths within it, and is second massive planet after Jupiter, roughly 95 times Earth 's mass. However, Saturn has the lowest density among all the planets of solar system .It spins faster than any other planet except Jupiter which help Saturn with its magnetic field which is about 578 times more powerful than Earth 's. Although Saturn has at least 62 moons but its largest moon, Titan, is slightly bigger than Mercury, and is the second-largest moon in the solar system after Jupiter 's moon Ganymede (our moon is fifth largest).Although it is the most interesting planet
Apollo was the Greek god of arts, healing, prophecy, and the sun and as a result became a popular subject within Greek mythology, religion, and literature. It can be seen that Apollo has mythological influence on the modern world and had an impact on the role of women in society. In the end, Apollo's character had influenced and impacted Greek society in many
The Gods of mythology have many different physical attributes; however, the divine guardians with horns bulging threw their head are said to have immense powers of prophecy. Two of the most famous horned Gods in mythology are Pan and Cernunnos. They are widely categorized as one God known as the “Universal Horned God”, but this theory could not be more false. These are two famous Gods that are completely different because of their actions throughout history. Pan, a Greek god, is most famously known as the Sheppard God who plays his magical panpipes and is constantly on the prowl for love. Cernunnos, a Celtic God, is the god of vegetation, trees, and lust and is known for his strong love for his forest. (Jenks 1074)
Religion in ancient Rome included a variety of beliefs integrated together. Ancient Rome was the birthplace of Christianity, but they also worshipped other gods similar to ancient Greece. Ancient Rome was the most relgious people in history. Their gods where very imporant to them in there everyday lifes.The gods that thier people believed consisted of Mars god of war, Mercuary the god of messaging, Neptune god of the sea, Janus god of the doorway, Diana god of hunting,vesta god of hearth,minerva goddess of healing and wisdom, Venus god of love.Their gods where not just worshipped out side of the the lifes of these people in Rome.There where special chapels in Rome that were used to worship and pray for their gods.They used dead animals to
To start there is the origin of the Roman gods. The Roman gods originated in the story of Romulus and Remus. These twins were orphaned after being sentenced to death by their great uncle, Amulius; for being the sons of the god of war, Mars. Instead of being executed they were sent down the river of Tiber, until being rescued by a she wolf. They were then raised by the she wolf until being found by a herdsman named Faustulus. They were raised by him until they were old enough to go back to Alba Longa and get their grand fathers throne back. They then
As we said, Mardi Gras is celebrated all over. But each place in the world adds its own twist to their celebrations, which adds to the magic of Mardi Gras. For example, in Barranquilla, Colombia they have a three day celebration that ties in their traditional dances, costumes, and foods. They take Mardi Gras very seriously, they made a slogan for it, “Who live it, is who enjoys it.” In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, they have famous celebrations filled with loud music, lots of color, traditional food with parades that go all through Rio with Samba Dancers and other acts for entertainment. In New Orleans, USA everyone goes all out with their costumes, parade floats, and of course food and drinks. Aniseed liqueur is widely consumed during the celebrations on the world famous Bourbon Street. They also serve King Cake,
When you hear the word Christmas, what do you think about. Well, in other countries, people might think differently, like in Mexico. In Mexico, people have a variety of Christmas traditions.
You smash down your trident and make big waves and earthquakes. Phew. Luckily you are not Poseidon, because if you were, you would’ve probably killed 3,000 people. He is the god of the sea and earthquakes. He carried a trident. Whenever he is mad he strike the sea with his trident which causes big waves and earthquakes. He created horses and Pegasus. His Roman equivalent is Neptune. He is the second oldest. That is some facts on the more grumpier god.
Eight days of Jewish celebration - that 's called Hanukkah. Hanukkah, often called the Festival of Lights, lands on the 25th day of Kisler, and it is in the month of December. People worldwide celebrate Hanukkah. Hanukkah has a symbol that is called the Star of David. During the eight days of the gifted Hanukkah or Chanukah celebration, candles burn, blessings are announced, and people eat traditional food. The history behind Hanukkah, or Chanukah has many eventful traditions and celebrations.
Zeus was the son of Cronus, supreme leader of the universe, and Rhea (Parada). Zeus was the youngest of his siblings, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, and Hades (Sagona). One of Zeus's later wives, as well
1. One example of change over time are the ways of warring. We have killed our fellow man in times of war, with stone, swords and axis to unmanned drones flown by a person halfway around the world. The example of continuity is the holidays and festivals throughout the centuries. The Roman Emperor Constantine converted to the Christian religion and not wanting to offend the citizens of the Roman Empire, he celebrated Christian holidays on the days of Roman holidays. "The pagans in Rome celebrated their Thanksgiving in early October. the holiday was dedicated to the goddess of the harvest, Ceres and the holiday was called, Cerelia. Catholic Church took over the pagan holiday and it became well established in England, where some of the pagan customs and rituals for this day were observed long after the Roman Empire had disappeared. In England the 'Harvest Home 'has been observed continuously for centuries." http://www.nazarite.net/evil-holidays.html
Sacrifices made to Saturn were performed with the head uncovered unlike those of other major Roman deities, which were performed with the head covered. Saturn himself was represented as veiled. An example would be a wall painting
Halloween is one of the oldest holidays and is celebrated in different and unique ways all around the world. Here in the US we commonly associate Halloween with odd costumes, candy, and trick or treating. However, in Mexico Halloween takes on a whole new meaning. In fact, it doesn’t even have the same name. In Mexico Halloween is called Dia de la Brujas which is the day for children and is followed by Dia de los Muertos which means day of the dead.
Women in ancient Rome, much like other places during this time, were not treated equal to men and had to work even harder than men to get noticed. However, a few Roman women did go down in history as great influencers. A women was saw as the housekeeper and the caretaker of the children. Although women were not considered important to the Roman empire, they were crucial for Roman life and made an impact on the ancient world.