The day of christmas is the day where takes place the celebration of jesus bornment, that was the 25th of December. The history of Christmas in the time hasbeen including things and traditions till our era; Carols, trees, mails, and a lot of stuff more.
The story of Christmas stars with St. Nicholas he was born in 280 AD, in Patara, a cityof Lycia, in Asia Minor. St. Nicholas was a Christian priest, who later became a bishop. He was a very kind man and always helped the poor and the needy. He loved children greatly and gave gifts tothem. He became the gift giver of Myra. He was a rich person, and traveled the country helping people, giving gifts of money and other presents. His gifts were given late at night, so that the giftgiver's identity would remain a secret.
Legends of the Christmas Tree
One is the story of Saint Boniface, an English monk who organized the Christian Church in France and Germany. One day, as hetraveled about, he came upon a group of pagans gathered around a great oak tree about to sacrifice a child to the god Thor. To stop the sacrifice and save the child's life Boniface felled the tree with onemighty blow of his fist. In its place grew a small fir tree. The saint told the pagan worshipers that the tiny fir was the Tree of Life and stood the eternal life of Christ.limmering through thebranches of the evergreen trees. So taken was he by this beautiful sight that he cut a small tree and took it home to his family. To recreate that same starlight beauty he saw in the wood, he placedcandles on all its branches.
The legend of Santa's reindeer was created in a famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore- "A visit from St. Nicholas", known better now as "The Night Before Christmas" .Santa is believed to have eight reindeers, who magically pull his sleigh through the sky. They are named Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder and Blitzen.
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