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Where Did Different Christmas Traditions Come From?

Figure 1. Santa likely has his origin from Saint Nicholas but other traditions that may also be pre-Christian influenced the concept.

Christmas has many traditions in different countries around the world. Some of the more well known in the Western world include hanging stockings on the fireplace, putting lights outside, telling children that Santa is on his way, and many others, including foods and drinks such as Eggnog. Where did many of these traditions come from? The story, for some, is they derived from periods long before Christmas began, but for other traditions, they are more recent. Read more

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