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Archive for October 31, 2008

Halloween: A History Lesson

The origins of Halloween date back to the pagan Celtic Festival of Samhain, which marked the beginning of winter, the season associated with death. On October 31, it was believed that the dead returned to the Earth in spirit form. Ooooooo…Spooky.

Ancient Celts residing in modern-day Ireland, Scotland, Britain and northern France traditionally lit massive bonfires and burned their crops and sacrificed animals in efforts to ward of those spirits of evil disposition. Read the rest of this entry »

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