During the era of Communist rule (1917-91), Grandfather Frost became RUSSIA’s official winter season GIFT bringer. Known in Russian as Dyed Moroz, Grandfather Frost symbolizes the piercing cold of Russia’s winters.
The first book of the Christian bible, the Gospel according to Matthew, offers an account of the events surrounding JESUS’ birth. This account, which appears in chapter two, verses one through eighteen, has been reprinted below.
The third book of the Christian Bible, the Gospel according to Luke, offers an account of the events surrounding JESUS’ birth. This account, which appears in chapter two, verses one through twenty, has been reprinted below.
No other metal is named as frequently in the Bible as gold. The Bible most often refers to gold as a form of worldly wealth, but gold also serves as a symbol of spiritual wealth. In biblical times, gold was rarer than today.
The tale of the Glastonbury Thorn has woven itself around some of the most romantic legends ever to have emerged from the British Isles. The thorn takes its name from Glastonbury, ENGLAND, a location that has hosted many legendary characters and mystical events over the centuries.