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The History of the Easter Bunny

The History of the Easter Bunny

The cute white rabbit used so frequently as a symbol of Easter has its roots in the pagan fertility festivals celebrated at the time of the Spring equinox. The rabbit was actually a hare, an animal that was traditonally seen as being sacred and mystical. The hare was often associated with moon and goddesses in […]

History of The Easter Egg

History of The Easter Egg

From earliest times and in most cultures, the egg has signified birth and resurrection. The Egyptians buried eggs in their tombs. The Greeks placed eggs on top of graves. The Romans coined a proverb: “Omne vivum ex ovo”, which means “All life comes from an egg.” By Medieval times, giving decorated hen, goose or duck […]

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