has origins in ancient festivals celebrating the Winter Solstice, and has been celebrated as the nativity of Jesus Christ since around 300 AD.
History. Nativity of Christ – medieval illustration from the Hortus deliciarum of
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A Christian holiday honoring the birth of Jesus Christ, Christmas evolved over
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The word carol or carole is a medieval word of French and Anglo-Norman origin, believed to mean a dance song or a circle dance accompanied by singing. It is unclear when the first carol was written but it is believed that circa 1350 to 1550 is the golden age of English... More »
In the Western world, the birthday of Jesus Christ has been celebrated on
December 25<sup>th</sup> since AD 354, replacing an earlier date of January 6<sup>th</sup>. The
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But it wasn't Christmas. This was Saturnalia, the pagan Roman winter solstice
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