Before the modern Santa Claus lived a very real and generous individual named Nicholas.The man behind the beard, St. Nicholas – Every Christmas Eve, children go to bed eagerly anticipating a visit from Santa Claus. This merry gentleman is purported to visit the home of every good girl and boy, delivering gifts and cheer along the way. Who exactly is this man behind the beard? #Christmas #SantaClaus #StNicholas
Reindeer and caribou are similar, but not the same – Reindeer are symbols of the holiday season. Legend states these antlered animals have a busy evening come December 24 – helping Santa Claus pull a sleigh weighed down by toys for the world’s children. Why does Santa choose reindeer when caribou may be equally qualified for the job? It may be due to their greater history of domestication.
Santa’s Reindeer are female- Did you know that Santa’s reindeer are female? Here is a fact about antlers and who has them or not as a reindeer. Also included are some facts about this animal that adapts to snow well. Besides, Only women would be able to drag a fat man in a red velvet suit all around the world in one night and not get lost!” #Reindeer #Christmas
Xmas! It’s Merry Christmas! But do you really know what is meant by using the Term Merry XMas? Maybe even what the letter X is in Greek or even what the labarum or Chi-Rho is? #Christmas #Xmas #XP #XT #labarum, #ChiRho
Thomas Nast Christmas – Nineteenth century political cartoonist Thomas Nast was among the most influential people of his time, and chances are he’s still influencing the lives of millions of young people today, more than a century after his death.
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer – Adults and children alike are familiar with the tale of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” Did you know Rudolph almost had a blue nose and a different name? #Rudolph