SF. ANDREI SCHOOL
Archaic myth of a shepherd-god
myth-old man is transfigured into a
demonic shepherd who refuses to
accept the Virgin Mary to give birth in
Wife of Christmas (Christmas or Craciuneasa,
receives moşeşte hidden in Jesus, for which he
cut his hands but Christmas Mary and stick
them back. Wonder Christmas converts to
Christianity (religion that had not yet appeared).
The joy that his wife escaped the punishment of
reckless, Christmas light a bonfire of tree stumps
in his yard and play dance with all his servants.
After the game divided Mary pastoral gifts (milk,
curd, curd, cream) for her son them. "Santa Claus
is a transfiguration of theMagi who brought gifts
to Jesus at his birth and that is the symbol of the
creative type. the phrase" old man "in his name
means" founder "," builder "," beginner ".
The meaning of Christmas is the feast current specific
Dacians. The same day is celebrated Roman Saturnalia,
then death and rebirth of the sun god of Iranian origin,
Mithra, and, after three centuries after the advent of
Christianity, began to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Determinant "Santa (Christmas)" means the age of the god
who had to die and be born New Year. Its existence last 365
or 366 days, aging, dying and resurrected early next year.
In folk traditions, Christmas appears as a deity or
supernatural powers or as an ordinary man (an old,
bearded pastor of snow, Christmas Eve neighbor, etc.). His
clothing consisted of costume, suggested the spring
season. Age name is evidenced by the existence of the
word, the variations in Aromanian and Megleno-