Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, Father
Christmas, ... The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the
historical Saint Nicholas, a fourth-century G...
The man we know as Santa Claus has a history all his own. Today, he is thought
of mainly as the jolly man in red, but his story stretches all the way back to the ...
The most famous story about St. Nicholas tells how the custom of hanging ...
Dec 20, 2013 ... Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, St. Nick—no matter which name you call him by,
everyone knows the story of this plump, jolly, gift-bringing Christmas ...
Bishop St. Nicholas, early American St. Nick, & American Santa, from Santa
Claus Comes to America, by Caroline Singer & Cyrus Baldridge, Alfred Knopf,
"American Origins: (As sent to me by Brian Dodd) Quote from ENCARTA 95. The
American version of the Santa Claus figure received its inspiration and its name ...
Dec 25, 2014 ... Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong. Historians say Kriss
Kringle was created to keep adults, not children, off the naughty list.
Santa Claus... Kris Kringle...Old Saint Nick... We see him on advertising posters,
in parades, at departments stores...who is this guy and why does he have so ...
Jan 1, 2012 ... The Santa Claus we all know and love — that big, jolly man in the red suit with a
white beard — didn't always look that way. In fact, many ...
The origin of Santa Claus depends on which country's story you choose to adopt.
Santa Claus comes from the Dutch words "Sinter Klaas", which is what they call ...