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Christmas - About Christmas

It started almost 2,000 years ago that the birth of baby Jesus is celebrated world over as the Christmas Day. However, this day is filled with controversies, myths and compromises. The date December 25th comes from Rome and was a celebration of the Italic God, Saturn, and the rebirth of the Sun God, 'Mithra'. This day was celebrated even before the birth of Jesus Christ. This winter holiday was celebrated with gifts, customs, feasting et al.