16+ Happy Halloween Pumpkin Drawings To Color For Toddlers – Halloween is not exactly a typical holiday. Other holidays, like Christmas, celebrate an event. Halloween celebrates a lot of things, including the lives of people who aren’t with us anymore. Many hundreds of years ago, a people called the Celts lived in Europe and on the British Isles. The Celts believed that the souls of the dead visited Earth on the last day of October.
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In time, the Roman Empire conquered the Celts and took over some of their beliefs as well. This included Samhain. The Romans combined it with their own festivals. And since the Roman Empire spread across a great part of the known world, the idea that the souls of the dead visited Earth on the last day of October spread far and wide. And somewhere along the line, the night before became known as All Halloween, which was short for ” the evening before All Hallows’ Day.” It was then shortened to what we now call it, Halloween.
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In the 8th Century, the Catholic Church declared November 1 to be All Saints’ Day. The church calendar had a number of days honoring saints already. November 1 was picked to be the day to honor all saints who didn’t already have a day named in their honor. And the mass that the Catholic Church celebrated on November 1 was called Allhallowmas. This meant “mass of all the hallowed [saintly people.]” It was commonly called “All Hallows’ Day.”
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As for the trick or treating traditions, beginning in the Middle-Ages, children and sometimes poor adults would dress up in the aforementioned costumes and go around door to door during Hallowmas begging for food or money in exchange for songs and prayers, often said on behalf of the dead. This was called “souling” and the children were called “soulers”. No real damage was done. The youthful tormentors were at back door and front demanding edible plunder by the word “trick or treat” to which the inmates gladly responded and sent the robbers away rejoicing.
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They had a festival in honor of these souls of the dead, and they called it Samhain.Many ideas from the Roman days still survive in the United States and in other Western countries. Halloween is one of them. Halloween is the spookiest night of the year, where some people say spirits can wander the earth freely, and others say their children can wander the neighborhood unattended, trick-or-treating or causing havoc.
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