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Christmas has origins in ancient festivals celebrating the Winter Solstice, and has been celebrated as the nativity of Jesus Christ since around 300 AD.

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Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, .... In the early 19th century, Christmas was revived with the start of the Oxford Movement in the Anglican ...

Origin of Christmas | The history of Christmas and how it began

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The Christian era, supposed to have its starting point in the year of Jesus birth, is based on a ... How Did Christmas Come to Be Celebrated on December 25?

Why Christmas Celebrated on the 25th December? -- Christmas ...

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Why we traditionally celebrate Christmas Day on 25th December and when other ... The Jewish festival of Lights, Hanukkah starts on the 25th of Kislev (the ...

History of Christmas - Christmas - HISTORY.com

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Did you know Christmas wasn't always celebrated on December 25th? .... This catalyzed certain members of the upper classes to begin to change the way ...

The True Origin of Christmas - The Real Truth

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Where did Christmas originate? From the Bible or paganism? What is the real origin of Santa Claus—mistletoe—Christmas trees—holly wreaths—and the ...

How Did Christmas Start? | Teen Vogue

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Dec 25, 2016 ... Though you'll hear some cheer-filled, Taylor Momsen (pre-Gossip Girl)-esque holiday devotees singing about how Christmas is the most ...

In which country did Christmas originate? | Reference.com

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The celebration of the birth of Christ, known today as Christmas, has evolved over many years, and its country of origin remains a subject of controversy.

The Shocking Pagan Origin of CHRISTMAS! - Hope of Israel Website

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Did you know December 25 was the concluding day of the pagan winter festival ... the "shortest day of the year," when the sunlit part of the days start becoming ...

Pagan Roots? 5 Surprising Facts About Christmas - Live Science

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Dec 22, 2012 ... Despite the spread of Christianity, midwinter festivals did not become Christmas for hundreds of years. The Bible gives no reference to when ...