Christmas in medieval Europe

By |2019-09-11T10:28:53-07:00August 4th, 2017|Medieval, Religion|0 Comments

Nativity mosaic (St. Maria in Trastevere, Rome ca. 1300 AD) showing the birth of Jesus on Christmas When did people start to celebrate Christmas? Beginning about 300 AD, people began to think that December 25th was the day when Jesus was born. So they celebrated that day as Christmas. Who was Jesus?  What's happening in 300 [...]