Happy Halloween
Origin of Halloween
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Originated from the Celtic festival of Samhain 2,000 years ago

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This day marked the end of summe...
Pumpkins
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Jack o'lanterns also originated from the Celts

On All Hallows Eve, the ancient Celtic culture would carve tur...
Punkins
Costumes
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During the celebration, the Celts wore costumes, typically consisting of animal heads and skins, and
attempted...
Classic Costumes
Scaring
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Because the Celts associated All Hallows Eve with human death we evolved Halloween to be a
scary holiday

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We...
Movies
Trick-or-Treating
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Halloween custom of trick-or-treating on October 31 and the Medieval practices of "mumming" and
"goin...
Candy
Friday 13th
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According to historians, on Friday, October 13th, 1307;
King Philip IV of France ordered the killing of tho...
Friday 13th
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The Knights Templar cross has four equal sides,

standing for equality between male and female,
unlike the ...
Spiders
Citations
http://www.history.com/topics/halloween
http://www.history.com/topics/jack-olantern-history
http://www.history.c...
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Halloween 4

  1. 1. Happy Halloween
  2. 2. Origin of Halloween ◆ Originated from the Celtic festival of Samhain 2,000 years ago ◆ This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death. ◆ On the night of October 31 the Celts believed that the ghosts of the dead returned to earth
  3. 3. Pumpkins ◆ Jack o'lanterns also originated from the Celts On All Hallows Eve, the ancient Celtic culture would carve turnips and place a hot ember inside to ward off evil spirits ◆
  4. 4. Punkins
  5. 5. Costumes ◆ During the celebration, the Celts wore costumes, typically consisting of animal heads and skins, and attempted to tell each other's fortunes ◆ This is why we wear costumes today
  6. 6. Classic Costumes
  7. 7. Scaring ◆ Because the Celts associated All Hallows Eve with human death we evolved Halloween to be a scary holiday ◆ We celebrate this by decorating our house, watching scary movies, and going “haunted” houses
  8. 8. Movies
  9. 9. Trick-or-Treating ◆ Halloween custom of trick-or-treating on October 31 and the Medieval practices of "mumming" and "going a-souling" on All Souls Day. Mumming took the form of souling entailed going door to door and offering prayers for the dead in exchange for treats, particularly "soul cakes."
  10. 10. Candy
  11. 11. Friday 13th ◆ According to historians, on Friday, October 13th, 1307; King Philip IV of France ordered the killing of thousands of the Knights Templar on accusations of heresy, resulting in the executions of more than a hundred of the Crusades warriors. ◆ The theory of this as the superstition's origin appeared in Dan Brown's novel "The Da Vinci Code."
  12. 12. Friday 13th ◆ The Knights Templar cross has four equal sides, standing for equality between male and female, unlike the Christian cross
  13. 13. Spiders
  14. 14. Citations http://www.history.com/topics/halloween http://www.history.com/topics/jack-olantern-history http://www.history.com/topics/history-of-trick-or-treating http://www.thetruthaboutdavinci.com/faq/october-13-friday.html

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