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  •  Aaahh Constantine! (4+ / 0-)

    Saint Constantine the Great had more to do with the success of Christianity (and Christmas) than even Jesus IMHO.

    He may have established Christmas;

    Roman Emperor Constantine Started Established Christmas Celebration with Pagan Festivals of Mediterranean Osirian Sarturnalia and Rites of Persian Mithra Sun Fire God Worship Merged with Christmas Celebration Edict of Toleration 313 A. D. Codified by Roman Reformer Emperor Constantine Started Christmas Celebration as Pagan Winter Solstice Festival Worhsip of Nature not Creator God

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    by Shockwave on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 11:22:04 AM PST

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