Christmas Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Christmas (Books of Miscellany)

Christmas Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Christmas (Books of Miscellany)

Jonathan Green


Wouldn’t or not it's nice to appreciate all our Christmas traditions? the following, Jonathan eco-friendly bargains the attention-grabbing historical past at the back of our such a lot liked vacation traditions. for instance, myrrh is incense made of the resin of a North African bush and used to be a unique present in the course of biblical occasions. To the Romans, mistletoe used to be an emblem of fertility, so this day we're inspired to kiss whilst it really is close to. The xmas log used to be initially used to embellish houses throughout the darkish, chilly Scandinavian Christmas season. choked with all demeanour of pleasant surprises and scrumptious morsels, A Christmas Miscellany demystifies the origins of ordinary festive customs resembling caroling and yuletide playing cards, and entertains with enjoyable, little-known evidence. this can be the suitable reward or stocking stuffer for the curious-minded in the course of the vacation season.

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