Holidays and Festivals
- Christian Holidays (9)
- Jewish Holidays (4)
- Latin Christmas Carols
- Spring Holidays (3)
- Winter Holidays (9)
A new festival of the Greeks honored the Titan Kronos.
The Julian Calendar - Julius Caesar Reformed the Calendar
Julius Caesar reformed the calendar of the Romans, creating what is known as the Julian Calendar.
Thesmophoria was a Greek women's fertility and agricultural festival.
The Fantasy and Folklore of Halloween - Samhain
To the Celts, the year began on a day corresponding to November 1st, the beginning of winter. Since they were pastoral, it was time to move cattle and sheep to closer pastures secure livestock for the winter. Crops were harvested and stored. The date marked both an ending and a beginning in an eternal cycle. The festival observed at this time was called Samhain (pronounced Sah-ween).