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Halloween began as the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, which marked the end of the harvest and the beginning of winter, when the Celts believed spirits of the dead returned to earth.

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Halloween or Hallowe'en also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of ...

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Find out more about the history of History of Halloween, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/origin-of-halloween

The Bible does not mention Halloween. However, both the ancient origins of Halloween and its modern customs show it to be a celebration based on false ...

www.livescience.com/40596-history-of-halloween.html

Oct 19, 2016 ... Halloween is the season for little ghosts and goblins to take to the streets, asking for candy and scaring one another silly. Spooky stories are ...

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Exploring the origins, history, and evolution of Halloween.

www.albany.edu/~dp1252/isp523/halloween.html

This page describes the origins of Halloween. ... UCLA states, "The earliest trace (of Halloween) is the Celtic festival, Samhain, which was the Celtic New Year.

www.halloween-website.com/history.htm

Learn some fascinating facts about the history and origin of Halloween, including how the holiday originated and how it evolved into what it is today.

www.cbn.com/spirituallife/onlinediscipleship/halloween/halloween_Pagan_Ankerberg.aspx

To some degree, our modern Halloween is an Irish holiday with early origins in the Celtic winter festival. Interestingly, in American culture, the rise in popularity ...

www.gotquestions.org/Halloween-origin.html

Answer: Whatever the history and origins of Halloween, Halloween is celebrated in many different ways by all sorts of people around the world. Traditionally ...