Halloween Pagan Festival to Trick or Treat From the Celtic Iron Age feis of Samain to today s Trick or Treat the rites and revels of Halloween have a strange and secret history Was an ancient goddess of winter the root of our wicked witches

  • Title: Halloween: Pagan Festival to Trick or Treat
  • Author: Mark Oxbrow
  • ISBN: 9781903254127
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • From the Celtic Iron Age feis of Samain to today s Trick or Treat, the rites and revels of Halloween have a strange and secret history Was an ancient goddess of winter the root of our wicked witches, when did Halloween truly become the festival of the dead , and how did Scots customs and superstitions evolve into the modern multi billion dollar festival of Halloween EFrom the Celtic Iron Age feis of Samain to today s Trick or Treat, the rites and revels of Halloween have a strange and secret history Was an ancient goddess of winter the root of our wicked witches, when did Halloween truly become the festival of the dead , and how did Scots customs and superstitions evolve into the modern multi billion dollar festival of Halloween Encounter a phantasmagoria of giantesses, witches, fairies, ghosts and zombies as we journey from the standing stones of Britain to the Mexican Day of the Dead This book offers a definitive history of Halloween, its rituals and culture.

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    One Reply to “Halloween: Pagan Festival to Trick or Treat”

    1. "I finished this book last night, and I have to say, I was kind of glad to be done with it. Not that it was a terrible book, because it wasn't. Not exactly. It was extremely informative, but it wasn't quite what I was expecting. Oxbrow really does take us WAY back, and one goal of his in writing this book was to help dispel some of the myths surrounding the origin of Halloween. I think he presents enough information to convince someone that they've been misinformed of the beginnings of this holi [...]

    2. An impressively written, packed full of information book. Discusses some pre-Christian traditions, Christian traditions, and modern traditions and thoughts of how Samhain/Halloween came to be. Sticks mostly with the European and Celtic views.

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