The history of the Easter bunny begins with Norse mythology and the goddess Eastre. Eastre is associated with fertility and spring celebration, which Christian missionaries altered...
was the main day of celebration in the Christian church, and was formally recognized by the Council of Nicea in 325 AD, though some Easter traditions likely come from ancient pagan rituals.
Easter is linked to the Jewish Passover by much of its symbolism, as well as by its
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Bunny arose originally as a symbol of fertility, due to the rapid reproduction habits of the hare and rabbit.
The ancient Egyptians, Persians, Phoenicians, and Hindus all believed the world began with an enormous egg, thus the egg as a symbol of new life has... More »
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History of Easter : Origins of holiday traditions from the goddesses Ishtar (Inanna)
and Ostara to Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny.
History of Easter, Easter Sunday, Christian, Easter Bunny, Ash Wednesday, Lent,
Palm Sunday, Good Friday.
Easter traditions and symbols including eggs, bunnies, and parades. ... A brief
history of the spring holiday's celebrations. by David Johnson and Shmuel Ross ...
Mar 17, 2015 ... The method for determining the date of Easter is complex and has been a matter
of controversy (see History of Easter, below). Put as simply as ...