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Pagan Origins of Palm Sunday (?)

By March 21, 2004

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March was an important month in the Roman year. Originally, it was the first month of the year and was celebrated with almost constant events. March 22 was the ancient Roman Festival of the Entry of the Tree. On this day priests of one of the goddesses, Cybele or Ops or Rhea, carried pine or palm trees through the city, according to the following: March 22
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