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Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Santy, or simply Santa is a giving figure in various cultures who distributes presents to children, traditionally on Christmas Eve. Each name is a variation of Saint Nicholas, but refers to Santa Claus.

 

 

 

 

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LINKS

 

  1. Duchesne, Louis (1889). Les origines du culte chrétien: Etude sur la liturgie latine avant Charlemagne (in French, translated to English 1903).(see Louis Duchesne)

  2. Talley, Thomas J (1986). The Origins of the Liturgical Year. New York: Pueblo Publishing Company.

  3. Murray, Alexander, "Medieval Christmas", History Today, Volume: 36 Issue:, pp. 31 - 39.

  4. Durston, Chris, "Lords of Misrule: The Puritan War on Christmas 1642-60", History Today, Volume: 35 Issue: 12, December 1985, pp. 7 - 14.

  5. Rowell, Geoffrey, "Dickens and the Construction of Christmas", History Today, Volume: 43 Issue: 12, December 1993, pp. 17 - 24.

  6. Tchilingirian, Hratch. Armenian Christmas. Why Armenians Celebrate Christmas on January 6th?.

  7. St. Nicholas of Myra. Catholic Encyclopedia. (1998). 

  8. Lynch v. Donnelly. (1984).

  9. (December 1993). "The Deadweight Loss of Christmas". American Economic Review 83 (5).

  10. (2001). "Is Santa a deadweight loss?". The Economist

  11. "Christmas" (1913). The Catholic Encyclopedia.

  12. "Christmas" (1975). The New Columbia Encyclopedia. New York and London: Columbia University Press.

  13. A History of Christmas from the UCG

  14. Christmas in South America

  15. Heindel, Max (1920). The Mystical Interpretation of Christmas. ISBN 0-911274-65-0.

 

 

 


 

 

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