Where did Purim come from? Jewish holidays

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Mordecai is leading Esther (on the horse) to talk to the Persian king. A fresco from the world's oldest preserved synagogue at Dura-Europos in Syria (244 AD) How did Purim get started? At first, maybe as early as the Stone Age, Purim was a Jewish winter festival that was probably related to the Babylonian [...]