The Easter Egg is a symbol of fertility, rebirth and resurrection. One explanation for the tradition of decorating and eating eggs for Easter is that they were formerly a forbidden food during the Lenten season.
The Christian custom of Easter eggs, specifically, started among the ... state that
in addition to dying the eggs red, the early Christians of ...
Mar 25, 2015 ... Every year at Easter, people hardboil eggs and dye them brilliant colors. Where
did this ... filed under: Easter eggs, History, holidays, Lists.
Find out more about the history of Easter Symbols and Traditions, including ...
How did Easter traditions like the Easter bunny and egg hunts become part of the
Apr 2, 2012 ... However, the tradition of painting hard-boiled eggs during springtime pre-dates
Christianity. In many cultures around the world, the egg is a ...
The tradition of using eggs in Easter celebrations has a long history. ... The
coloring of eggs is a established art, and eggs are often dyed, painted, and
Apr 2, 2015 ... Easter eggs are an iconic symbol of the spring holiday. But why is that, and how
did many of your favorite Easter traditions come about?
Mar 26, 2016 ... The curious history of the Easter egg as a symbol of birth and an .... Decorated
eggs using beeswax and red dye are pictured on April 13, 2012, ...
History of Easter : Origins of holiday traditions from the goddesses Ishtar (Inanna)
and Ostara to Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny.
stand with their Easter egg tree in 1972. ... Monroe County Historical Association
... As you are dyeing your own eggs this Easter, take a moment to remember ...