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Real Origins[edit]

Where are the Pagan origins you Christian proprgandists? This page has been turned into Christian propaganda, ignoring the true origins (and the fact that if Jesus actually existed, he was born in March). Isn't Wikipedia meant to unbiased? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 123.2.236.121 (talk) 23:38, 24 December 2014 (UTC)

Check the history section. Walter Görlitz (talk) 03:23, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Regarding Misrule, Middle Ages Section of Article[edit]

Can we please have the "misrule" (section 3.3, under History) linked to the article about Misrule? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_of_Misrule LaEremita (talk) 00:29, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Walter Görlitz (talk) 03:21, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Yule and Koleda[edit]

"Pagan Scandinavia celebrated a winter festival called Yule, held in the late December to early January period.[60] As northern Europe was the last part to Christianize, its pagan traditions had a major influence on Christmas there, an example being the Koleda,[61] which was incorporated into the Christmas carol. Scandinavians still call Christmas Jul. In English, the word Yule is synonymous with Christmas,[62] a usage first recorded in 900."

My view on this text: Koleda is not Scandinavian.

Suggestion. Replace with:

"Pagan Scandinavia celebrated a winter festival called Yule, held in the late December to early January period.[60] As northern Europe was the last part to Christianize, its pagan traditions had a major influence on Christmas there. Scandinavians still call Christmas Jul. In English, the word Yule is synonymous with Christmas,[62] a usage first recorded in 900.

"In eastern Europe there were also old pagan traditions incorporated into Christmas, an example being the Koleda,[61]."

Gothia123 (talk) 09:14, 26 December 2014 (UTC)

Agreed. Done. Esoglou (talk) 09:38, 26 December 2014 (UTC)

External links modified[edit]

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