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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


Sol Invictus

Eastern sun cult



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: