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By Rev. Lloyd George ...

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

BITA02 - Break in the Action: Happy Sol Invictus

BITA02 - Break in the Action: Happy Sol Invictus
We take a short break to learn about the holiday season from The History of Rome's Mike Duncan. He has two excellent history podcasts. Originally uploaded November, 2008 as 18 - A History of Rome Christmas.

ReCast by mediamode, December 2013. Find more Enhanced ReCasts archived at mediamodepresents.blogspot.com on the right hand side of the page.

Information mentioned in this episode:



Ancient harvest festivals



Ancient mid winter festivals



Definition of Shaman



Definition of Equinox












Definition of Winter Solstice



Saturnalia



Sol Invictus



Eastern sun cult



Elagabalus



Aurelian



Constantine the Great
















Pagan holidays


Roman Catholicism and pagan holidays

Solar crown



Birth of Jesus


















Feast of the unconquered sun

Other relevant information:

Ancient and Modern Saturnalia – Lord of Misrule – Inns of Court – Master of the Revels – Slaves Change Places with Masters

BITA02 - download it here or listen below: