Who Started Christmas?


Roman pagans first introduced the holiday of Saturnalia, a week long period of lawlessness celebrated between December 17-25. In the 4th century CE, Christianity imported the Saturnalia festival hoping to take the pagan masses in with it. The earliest Christmas holidays were celebrated by drinking, sexual indulgence, singing naked in the streets (a precursor of modern carolling), etc.
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There was no single person who started the celebration of Christmas, though a Roman manuscript from 354 AD is the earliest reference to the Christmas holiday as we know it.
Christmas is not only a day of gift giving but it's a day to celebrate the birth of Jesus. There is no information on the person who started Christmas but it dates back to the second century.
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