How Did Christmas Start Pagan

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How Did Christmas Start Pagan

Christmas is celebrated to remember the birth of of Jesus Christ, who Christians. Winter Solstice and the ancient pagan Roman midwinter festivals called 'Saturnalia'. The Jewish festival of Lights, Hanukkah starts on the 25th of Kislev (the .
How did this pagan feast become connected with "Christianity"?. the "shortest day of the year," when the sunlit part of the days start becoming longer again?
Saturnalia was a festival held between 17 and 24 December, which began in the. Pagan decorations still seen around Christmas include the red berries and .
The festival began when Roman authorities chose “an enemy of the Roman. [3] Because of its known pagan origin, Christmas was banned by the Puritans and .