History of Christmas: An intriguing account of the holiday's beginnings and historical development

Every year on December 25, people celebrate Christmas Day with great fervor all across the world. 

The day honors the conception of God's son, Jesus Christ.

The following provides specifics on the day's significance, history, and celebration.

The significance of the name There are many facets to Christmas and its meaning. 

In the Eucharist, also known as Communion, Jesus died and rose from the dead for the sins of his people.

he Midnight custom stems from the fact that the "Christ-Mass" was celebrated between twilight and dawn. Christma evolved from Christ-Mass.

Christmas began on December 25, 336 A.D., during the reign of Constantine, the first Christian Roman Emperor. 

 After some time, Pope Julius I declared that December 25 would be set aside to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Christmas reached Egypt by 432, and by the Middle Ages, it had replaced pagan festivals and was still growing.

December 25 is Christ's birthday, and January 6 is the Feast of the Epiphany. 

The twelve days of Christmas fall between these dates.

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