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Easter Sunday 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 - Wikipedia

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Easter, also called Pascha (Greek/Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday ... It has come to be the first Sunday after the ecclesiastical full moon that .... In particular, the Coun...

Easter - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Easter, including videos, interesting articles, ... How did Easter traditions like the Easter bunny and egg hunts become part of the ... Some sources claim the word Easter is derived from Eostre, a Teutonic ...

Easter Symbols and Traditions - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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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  ...

What is the origin of Easter? Where didEaster” get its name ...

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... its name? Where did the concept of an Easter egg and bunny originate? ... The name “Easter” has its roots in ancient polytheistic religions (paganism). On this ...

Where Did The Easter Bunny Come From? | Mental Floss

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Mar 21, 2016 ... The Easter Bunny is an anthropomorphic, egg-laying rabbit who sneaks into homes the night before Easter to deliver baskets full of colored ...

Where Did EASTER Come From? - Hope of Israel Website

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Where did the Easter parade and hot-cross buns come from? What about Easter sunrise services? Millions of people assume that these time-hallowed customs ...

What's the Origin of the Easter Bunny? | TIME

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Apr 1, 2015 ... It doesn't come from the Bible. ... But how did the Easter Bunny begin delivering eggs on American shores? According to History.com, the ...

The Pagan Origin Of Easter - Last Trumpet Ministries

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Easter is a day that is honered by nearly all of contemporary Christianity and is used ... Where did all of the strange customs come from, which have nothing to do ...

Where Did the Easter Bunny Come From? - New Historian

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Mar 27, 2016 ... Easter commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. An annual holiday which changes date based on lunar cycles, it has become ...