On 4/9/12 5:01 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org
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> yahoo.co.uk">email@example.com (Mark Wills) wrote:
>> Ring any bells?... I'm sure I read that somewhere...
> Sounds more like Christmas, Easter had to be near the Passover.
> Ken Young
Yes, Christmas was timed to coincide (and compete) with the Roman
celebrations of the winter solstice. Easter is based on the Hebrew
calendar, which is more ancient.
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