'Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro' the house. Not a creature was
stirring, not even ... Looking out the window, he sees Santa Claus (St. Nicholas)
in an air-borne sleigh pulled...
The character of Santa Claus is largely based on St. Nicholas of Myra and ...
travels the world on Christmas Eve delivering gifts in a sleigh pulled by flying
reindeer. ... to St. Nicholas as "— riding over the tops of the trees, in that self-
same wagon ... A Visit From St. Nicholas, commonly known as The Night Before
Before reindeer what pulled Saint Nicolas wagon? caribou. 4 people found this ...
What pulled wagons in the Oregon trail? oxen,horses,and cattle. 6 people ...
Dec 6, 2015 ... Long before the legend of Santa Claus took hold in the United States, ... Irving's
St. Nick “flew over trees in a horse-pulled wagon and slid down ... Reindeer
appear for the first time, there are eight of them, and they are named.
St. Nicholas parked his horse-drawn wagon on the rooftops and slid down ... A
Visit From St. Nicholas, written in 1822 opens, "'Twas the Night Before Christmas.
" He described Santa's sleight being pulled by eight reindeer and gave them their
Dec 17, 2015 ... The original St. Nicholas was a third-century bishop from a small town in ...
wagon became a flying sleigh pulled by reindeer, and St. Nicholas arrived ...
poem, “A Visit From St. Nicholas” (also known as “'Twas the Night Before ...
Dec 21, 2015 ... The original St. Nicholas was a fourth century Greek bishop in Myra, Asia Minor,
... on the evening of December 5 — the night before St. Nicholas's feast day. ...
nicknamed Sancte Claus, who parked his wagon on rooftops and slid ... Of
course, as everyone knows, eight tiny reindeer pulled Santa in a sleigh ...
Dec 19, 2014 ... Saint Nicholas still retains his traditional bishop's appearance in ... In a dream
sequence he drives a flying wagon. In the landmark poem “A Visit from St.
Nicholas" (1822) (“'Twas the Night Before Christmas” is the famous ... Rides a
sleigh pulled by flying reindeer (Dasher, Dancer, etc., and later Rudolp...
Dec 21, 2015 ... The real St. Nicholas of Myra, a 4th-century bishop, and the Sinterklaas of ...
Reindeer were commonly used to pull sleds and sleighs in northern Europe, ...
But Irving never says what drives the wagon. ... as "The Night Before Christmas,"
not only upped the number of reindeer to eight but gave them names.
Dec 23, 2011 ... And Christmas originated as a pagan festival long before that, right? .... who rides
a wagon pulled through the air by horses on St. Nicholas's day. ... The Night
Before Christmas," he moves to Christmas Day and gets reindeer.