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Episode 24 – A Renaissance Christmas

800px-Pietro_Perugino_cat06For those of you who missed last year’s episode on Christmas here is a rebroadcast of episode 14 on the Christmas traditions of the Renaissance. I hope you enjoy and buon Natale!

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14 – A Renaissance Christmas

800px-Cappella_Sassetti_Adoration_of_the_ShepherdsThis week we will look at some of the ways Christmas was celebrated during the Renaissance.

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December 20, 2015 · 12:01 am

Episode 14 Supplemental

Here are a few of the sources I used for the Christmas episode.

http://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/the-history-of-the-advent-wreath.html

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/smart-news/the-first-nativity-scene-was-created-in-1223-161485505/

http://www.medievalists.net/2012/12/20/seven-medieval-christmas-traditions/

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ch/news/2004/dec24.html?start=2

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