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Goblins, Demons, & Witches: It‘s the strange history of Christmas!

Photo by Bee Felten-Leidel on Unsplash

Witches, goblins, demons, and saints. Even though this sounds like a troop more fit for Halloween, this odd collection of ancient folklore is at the very center of a holiday that has been celebrated in different forms as far back as history has been written: Christmas, aka Yuletide, aka Saturnalia. It turns out that the holiday we are all familiar with today is a strange…

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