Origins of Santa Claus
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(“Ghost of Christmas Present”, an illustration by John Leech made for Charles Dickens’s festive classic A Christmas Carol (1843)) Santa Claus, as it is commonly depicted, can be seen as a relatively modern syncretistic building with far-reaching origins: it is … Read More

Santa Claus
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Santa Claus is a legendary, archetypal and mythic character, related to Christmas. Although Santa Claus tradition has origins in northern Europe, it is popularized in the United States in the nineteenth century. It is called Father Christmas or Santa Claus … Read More

Santa Claus
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Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Santy, or simply Santa is a gift-giving figure in various cultures who distributes presents to children, traditionally on Christmas Eve. The popular American form Santa Claus originated as a mispronounciation … Read More

Christmas
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Also known as Christ’s Mass Observed by Christians all over the world also as by non-Christians who observe the secular elements from the holiday. Kind Christian, international Significance conventional birthdate of Jesus Observances religious solutions, present providing, family members meetings, … Read More