Halloween, you'd not be surprised to know, is my favourite holiday. - J. K. Rowling. This startling book reveals the secret history of Halloween. Its findings are unexpected and occasionally controversial. Halloween was not the ""Celtic Festival of the Dead"" - far from the claims of druid sacrifice and blood rites, the feis of Samain was in fact marked by notorious revels of drinking and feasting. The dead were actually brought to 31st October by the later Christian festivals of All Saints and All Souls. Ancient monuments including British standing stone circles and pyramids in Egypt and South America were aligned to the rising of the star constellation of the Pleiades - at October's end. The most famous of the Scottish witch trials centered on an alleged plot to assassinate King James VI, hatched at a Halloween night witches sabbat. Irish and Scottish customs and superstitions travelled with emigration to America. Halloween rites described in an 18th century poem by Robert Burns survived into 20th century America and today's trick or treating is an evolution of Scots guising. Halloween has its origins in Scotland. The huge success of the Harry Potter novels has coincided with the unprecedented rise in Halloween's popularity and the mainstream acceptance of modern witchcraft. Al...
Heartwood Creek by Jim Shore Woodland Santa Claus Figurine Sculpture
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Orion's Moon: a paranormal short story
When blood-born witch Cassidy Maguire opens her home to a stray dog she names Orion, she doesn't realize that by opening the door to her new companion, she has also opened the door to a curse 300 years in the making. (Previously published in 2011 Anthology - Every Witch Way But Wicked)
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Halloween has its origins in the ancient festival of Samhain, the Celtic New Year, when spirits were allowed to return to earth to visit. Christianity incorporated this into All Hallow s Eve, Oct. 31, prior to All Saints Day. The Irish brought Halloween to America in the 1840s, with the tradition of dressing in costumes and playing pranks in the hope of keeping evil spirits away.
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Checkered Comfortable Semicircle Mat,Celtic Tartan Irish Culture Scotland Country Antique Tradition Tile Decorative for Living Room,33.4" H x 66.9" L
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