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...
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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 ...
"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.
Contrary to what many believe, Santa Claus as we know him today – sleigh
riding, gift-giving, rotund and white bearded with his distinctive red suit trimmed
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 ...
Jan 1, 2012 ... Most people can agree on what Santa Claus looks like today - jolly, with a red
suit and a white beard. But he didn't always look that way.
Dec 23, 2014 ... Answer by Bill Petro, been writing “History of the Holidays” online articles ...
Santa Claus, a contraction for Saint Nicholas, was born in the 3rd ...
Dec 6, 2014 ... For those unfamiliar with the origins of Santa Claus, here are five ... to God and
resurrected the three boys, according to the story recounted by ...