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The Pagan origins of Easter and Christmas
« on: March 10, 2020, 10:44:07 am »
I´ve always found the story on the resurrection of Jesus Christ after 3 days a strange tale.


Celebration of the Spring equinox
In 325 AD, the sun-worshipping Roman Emperor Constantine the Great convened the Council of Nicaea that determined that Easter is on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the March equinox.
This suggests that this celebration is really about celebrating the Spring...


Descend of Inanna (Ishtar)
According to some experts, the Easter story comes from the Sumerian legend of Damuzi and his wife Inanna, described in Sumerian clay tablets dated 2100 BC. The Babylonian names for Damuzi and Inanna are Tammuz and Ishtar respectively.
When Tammuz dies, Ishtar is consumed by grief and follows him down to the Underworld. In the underworld, her worldly attire is removed, "Naked and bowed low" she is judged, killed, and then hung on display. In her absence, the earth loses its fertility, crops cease to grow and animals stop reproducing.
See a clay tablet showing the Descent of Inanna.


After Inanna has been missing for 3 days her assistant asks the other gods for help. Enki, him again, creates 2 creatures, who go to the Underworld to sprinkle Inanna and Damuzi with the plant and water of life, resurrecting them, so they can return to earth as the light of the sun for six months.
After the six months are up, Tammuz returns to the Underworld of the dead, again followed by Ishtar, forcing the water god to rescue them both. This created the cycles of winter death and spring life.

In ancient Egypt, an egg symbolised the sun, while for the Babylonians, the egg represents the hatching of the Venus Ishtar, who fell from heaven to the Euphrates.
 

Ostara, Eostre
Some experts claim that Easter was originally a celebration of Eostre, goddess of Spring and fertility, otherwise known as Ostara, Austra, and Eastre. This could explain the Easter bunny and possibly the Easter eggs.
The egg represents Spring, fertility and renewal.

According to Germanic mythology, Ostara healed a wounded bird she found in the woods by changing it into a hare. Still partially a bird, the hare showed its gratitude to the goddess by laying eggs as gifts.
See the depiction of Ostara by Johannes Gehrts.



What’s in a name?
The name “Easter” could mean that it’s just another celebration for the witches (magi) from the “East”.

Some say that “Easter” is a variation of the Babylonian name for Inanna – “Ishtar”.
See he Babylonian Relief of the Goddess Ishtar.


According to New Unger’s Bible Dictionary: “Easter” is of Saxon origin, derived from “Eostre” a.k.a. “Eastra”, in whose honour sacrifices were offered each year about Passover.

In Germany it is called “Ostern”.

Easter: in Bulgarian is called “Velikden” (Grand Day), in Polish “Wielkanoc” (Grand Night), in Czech “Velikonoce” (Grand Nights) and in Slovak “Velká Noc” (the Grand Night).

In Serbian “Uskrs” or “Vaskrs” (resurrection) and in Japanese “Fukkatsu-sai” (resurrection festival).

In many European languages the name for “Easter” is derived from the Greek word for the Hebrew Pesach (Passover) – “Pascha”.
“Easter” is called “Pasqua” in Italian, “Pascua” in Spanish, “Paques” in French, and “Pasen” in Dutch: https://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/ancient-pagan-origins-easter-001571
(http://archive.is/5eOsf)

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Re: The Pagan origins of Easter and Christmas
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2020, 07:47:09 pm »
I´ve always found the story on the resurrection of Jesus Christ after 3 days a strange tale.


Celebration of the Spring equinox
In 325 AD, the sun-worshipping Roman Emperor Constantine the Great convened the Council of Nicaea that determined that Easter is on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the March equinox.
This suggests that this celebration is really about celebrating the Spring...


Descend of Inanna (Ishtar)
According to some experts, the Easter story comes from the Sumerian legend of Damuzi and his wife Inanna, described in Sumerian clay tablets dated 2100 BC. The Babylonian names for Damuzi and Inanna are Tammuz and Ishtar respectively.
When Tammuz dies, Ishtar is consumed by grief and follows him down to the Underworld. In the underworld, her worldly attire is removed, "Naked and bowed low" she is judged, killed, and then hung on display. In her absence, the earth loses its fertility, crops cease to grow and animals stop reproducing.
See a clay tablet showing the Descent of Inanna.


After Inanna has been missing for 3 days her assistant asks the other gods for help. Enki, him again, creates 2 creatures, who go to the Underworld to sprinkle Inanna and Damuzi with the plant and water of life, resurrecting them, so they can return to earth as the light of the sun for six months.
After the six months are up, Tammuz returns to the Underworld of the dead, again followed by Ishtar, forcing the water god to rescue them both. This created the cycles of winter death and spring life.

In ancient Egypt, an egg symbolised the sun, while for the Babylonians, the egg represents the hatching of the Venus Ishtar, who fell from heaven to the Euphrates.
 

Ostara, Eostre
Some experts claim that Easter was originally a celebration of Eostre, goddess of Spring and fertility, otherwise known as Ostara, Austra, and Eastre. This could explain the Easter bunny and possibly the Easter eggs.
The egg represents Spring, fertility and renewal.

According to Germanic mythology, Ostara healed a wounded bird she found in the woods by changing it into a hare. Still partially a bird, the hare showed its gratitude to the goddess by laying eggs as gifts.
See the depiction of Ostara by Johannes Gehrts.



What’s in a name?
The name “Easter” could mean that it’s just another celebration for the witches (magi) from the “East”.

Some say that “Easter” is a variation of the Babylonian name for Inanna – “Ishtar”.
See he Babylonian Relief of the Goddess Ishtar.


According to New Unger’s Bible Dictionary: “Easter” is of Saxon origin, derived from “Eostre” a.k.a. “Eastra”, in whose honour sacrifices were offered each year about Passover.

In Germany it is called “Ostern”.

Easter: in Bulgarian is called “Velikden” (Grand Day), in Polish “Wielkanoc” (Grand Night), in Czech “Velikonoce” (Grand Nights) and in Slovak “Velká Noc” (the Grand Night).

In Serbian “Uskrs” or “Vaskrs” (resurrection) and in Japanese “Fukkatsu-sai” (resurrection festival).

In many European languages the name for “Easter” is derived from the Greek word for the Hebrew Pesach (Passover) – “Pascha”.
“Easter” is called “Pasqua” in Italian, “Pascua” in Spanish, “Paques” in French, and “Pasen” in Dutch: https://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/ancient-pagan-origins-easter-001571
(http://archive.is/5eOsf)

Semiramis the wife of Nimrod was the Fertility Queen which is where the "egg:" in easter comes from.

Easter was also set 14 days apart from Nisan 14 (Hebrew Passover)on purpose.

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Sinterklaas, Santa Claus
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2020, 10:58:08 am »
By common consensus Santa Claus is based on one of those great Dutch successes - Sinterklaas. The English “Santa Claus” sounds like the Dutch “Sinterklaas”.
Sinterklaas - Sint Klaas. The Dutch word “Sint” would be translated “Saint” in English (instead of the anagram of Satan “Santa”).

Lately the popularity of Christmas has been growing while Sinterklaas in the Netherlands becomes less popular. Could Sinterklaas be even worse than Christmas?!?

Sinterklaas (“de Sint” in short) lives in Spain and comes to the Netherlands (and Belgium) in the beginning of November by boat.


Sinterklaas rides on a white horse (schimmel) and has black helpers (zwarte pieten).


Part of the legend of Sinterklaas is that only “sweet” kids get presents, while “naughty” kids get beaten up with some sticks (de roe), and really bad kids are taken in a bag to Spain.


Usually the kids have to sing in front of the chimney in the evening (most houses don’t have these anymore) to get presents in their shoe (which they find the following morning). The carrot is for the white horse.


These are usually relatively small present: often a piece of chocolate (both the chocolate letter and pepernoten are typical for Sinterklaas).


Sinterklaas rides over the rooftops accompanied by his zwarte pieten, which go down through the chimney to deliver the presents.
It is the parents that tell the kids how many times (not every evening) they can sing for presents. On December 5 is the big party when the presents are brought in a bag. The December 5 celebration is often with some riming verses that is either read to a kid or is read by the object of the rime.
Zwarte pieten these days do not carry “de roe” with them anymore and often have a small bag with candy; sometimes the candy is given in the hands of children or thrown.

While I’m disgusted with this celebration because it teaches children that it’s perfectly normal that (brainwashed) adults lie to them and that they get rewards for being hypocritically sweet, lately the masses have been demonstrating about the obvious racism that can be seen in the black coloured “Piet”.

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Re: The Pagan origins of Easter and Christmas
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2020, 08:22:53 pm »
Jesus Wasn’t a Pagan God: Debunking Zeitgeist and Religulous


It's peculiar how people trust these pagan documentaries meant to debunk Jesus Christ, when in fact these productions have no actual sources as they all quote each other. Believe what you want Firestarter but you're dead wrong.

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Re: The Pagan origins of Easter and Christmas
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2020, 08:26:25 pm »
Jesus Wasn’t a Pagan God: Debunking Zeitgeist and Religulous


It's peculiar how people trust these pagan documentaries meant to debunk Jesus Christ, when in fact these productions have no actual sources as they all quote each other. Believe what you want Firestarter but you're dead wrong.

11 minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdkxdiPDlkw&list=WL&index=7&t=0s

I will have to agree with PJ.

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Re: The Pagan origins of Easter and Christmas
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2020, 09:53:24 am »
]It's peculiar how people trust these pagan documentaries meant to debunk Jesus Christ, when in fact these productions have no actual sources as they all quote each other. Believe what you want Firestarter but you're dead wrong.
I find it bizarre that you insinuate that I'm trying to "debunk" Jesus Christ in this thread.

A Jewish woman once tried to convince me that her religion is superior over other religions. One of her arguments is that "Jesus Christ" wasn't even His name!
I had to agree with her on that one...

I believe that there was a man called Joshua from Nazareth, who was a rebel, excellent speaker and was executed under the express orders of the Roman Governor of Israel, Pontius Pilate, because he was considered a threat to the establishment.
Nicknamed the Son of Man...

I once spoke to Canadian Christians, who looked pretty Korean, and were trained to defend Christianity (I didn't ask them, but I guess they were Catholics).
When I told them that Christianity was founded by the Mithras, sun worshipping Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, almost 300 years after "Jesus" was killed they were dumbfounded, as they didn't even know, who founded the Catholic Church!

I didn't even tell them that it's obvious that the 4th century Roman scribes, who compiled the New Testament, whitewashed the murderous Roman governor Pontius Pilate...


I guess that you and your buddy Bladerunner willl simply dismiss the information I found - as "fake" - that the oldest version of the Bible known, containing both the Old and New Testaments, is the Codex Sinaiticus (Sinai Bible, dated around the year 380 AD).

The Sinaiticus begins with the Gospel of Mark, which was the "first" story on Jesus Christ in the New Testament. It starts with Jesus "at about the age of thirty" (Mark 1:9), and doesn't include Mary, a virgin birth or the mass murder of baby boys by Herod.
In contrast to today's editions (Mark 1:1), Jesus Christ is not described as "the son of God".

No supernatural resurrection of Jesus Christ is recorded in the ancient Gospels of Mark. Not only are those narratives missing from the Sinaiticus, but also from the Alexandrian Bible, the Vatican Bible, the Bezae Bible and an ancient Latin manuscript of Mark, code-named "K" by analysts. This is also absent from the oldest Armenian version of the New Testament, in sixth-century manuscripts in Ethiopic and ninth-century Anglo-Saxon Bibles.

Maybe even more damaging, one could argue that the Sinaiticus simply missed some pages, is that there were 3 Gospels that have since been deleted: 1) the Shepherd of Hermas (written by resurrected ghosts Charinus and Lenthius); 2) the Missive of Barnabas; and 3) the Odes of Solomon.

Since the 4th century, the Bible has been updated over and over again according to new church doctrine.
In 1562, the Vatican established the censoring unit called Index Expurgatorius. Its purpose was to delete "erroneous passages of the early Church Fathers" that opposed “modern-day” doctrine. When Vatican archivists came across, "genuine copies of the Fathers, they corrected them according to the Expurgatory Index".
In 1587, Pope Sixtus V (1585-90) established an official Vatican publishing division and explained "Church history will be now be established ... we shall seek to print our own account".
https://www.lawfulpath.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=745&start=60


Have you heard the tale about the "3 wise men from the East" visiting "baby Jesus"?!?
First of all, according to the New Testament there are an unnumbered amount of "wise men"...
Second, it isn't explicitely written that "Jesus" was still a newborn baby.

Even more damaging, is that "wise men" is a wrong translation of the Latin word "magi". The correct translation of the Latin "magi" is (male) witches. Why would the Roman Satanist scribes that compiled the Bible, have Him visited by witches to show their respect?!?

Donald Trump's catchphrase "MAGA" is the Latin word for (female) witch: https://www.lawfulpath.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=745&start=30#p5721

See a depiction of the 3 "magi" bringing presents to baby Jesus, with Mithras caps.
You can't make this shit up!

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St. Nicholas of Myra
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2020, 11:47:16 am »
The story told to gullible adults in the Netherlands and Belgium on the origins of Sinterklaas, is that he was based on St. Nicholas of Myra (located in what is now called Turkey)...…

Several things on Sinterklaas, Santa Claus look like a connection to Mithraism to me:
Sinterklaas wears a red hat (mijter).
St. Nicholas comes from Turkey.
Sinterklaas rides a white horse (schimmel); like St. George.
Christmas is staged on 25 December; the day the Romans celebrated the birth day of Mithras.
In Christmas festivities the Christmas tree is central; Sabazios was often pictured with a fir-cone.

On 25 December, the Romans also held festivities for the god Saturnus (Saturnalia).

See the following image of Mithras, dressed in red, with his white horse, 4th century AD: https://web.archive.org/web/20190201152719if_/https://i0.wp.com/archeowiesci.pl/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Hawarte-sciana.jpg
Compare this to Sinterklaas...
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Sinterklaas rides on a white horse (schimmel) and has black helpers (zwarte pieten).


Saint Nicholas de Myra was also the patron saint of sailors, merchants and... bankers!

The following fresco in the Santa Croce Basilica, Florence, shows that Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of bankers (that wonderful “charitable” institution). A man, wearing a green overcoat on top of a red coat, borrows money from a banker, in an orange coat.
As part of his promise to repay, he swears an oath on an image of Saint Nicholas (see the altarpiece of St. Nicholas in the background of the image on the right).


The connection between Saint Nicholas and moneylenders is still visible in the international icon of pawnbroking: 3 gold balls (similar to balls hanging in the Christmas tree?) referring to St. Nicholas providing a dowry to 3 poor girls.


The practice of the 3 gold balls hanging in front of the door of the money lenders was introduced by the Medici banking family of Florence, Italy, bankers for Charles Martel’s grandson Charlemagne. Schemes similar to modern-day pawnbroking, were advertised as donating money to the poor via low-interest loans.
In 1514, Pope Julius II declared Nikolaos of Myra patron saint of monetus pieatarius missions: http://jacozuijderduijn.wixsite.com/pastpensionados/single-post/2015/11/18/Saint-Nicholas-patron-saint-of-bankers


In Belgium the black helpers of Sinterklaas aren’t seen as black Africans (like the “zwarte piet” in  the Netherlands) but as the “oel” demons.

Also interesting is that the red “mijter” worn by Sinterklaas is really the mitra worn by the high priest, Pontifex Maximus, of Mithraism...
The mitra was originally based on the dagon hat worn by the priest in the Dagon, fish worshipping cult.


Nicholas of Myra was the the son of wealthy parents. When he was young, his parents died and his uncle, the local bishop, adopted him. Nicholas later became a priest and then also a bishop. In one of those strange coincidences, Nicholas even attended the First Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, convened by Roman Emperor Constantine, that would proclaim the Bible as the word of God.
St. Nicholas often gave gifts to the poor and died on 6 December 343 (aged 73): https://ahundredandfortycharactersisusuallyenough.wordpress.com/tag/sinterklaas/


According to an earlier attempt to explain Emperor Constantine’s conversion to Christianity, it was claimed that he did so after suffering from leprosy. In the 21th century, our wonderful history falsifiers have pushed another story, as Constantine didn’t suffer from leprosy...
This story reads, that in 312 Constantine was commanded in a dream on the eve of the battle to place the sign of Christ on the shields of his soldiers. So he chose the sign of Mithras – the cross?!?

Arius, a priest in Alexandria, taught that there was a time when Christ did not exist, so wasn’t co-eternal with the Father, and that the Son was subordinate to the Father and that the Trinity - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – are 3 different hypostaseis. Arius’s teachings were condemned and Arius was excommunicated in 318 by a council convened by the bishop of Alexandria Alexander.

Constantine then summoned the First Ecumenical Council of the church at Nicaea that started on 20 May 325. The council formulated the Nicene Creed, including the Trinity and that the Bible is “God’s word”. Arius was condemned for his dangerous teachings.
I don’t know if according to legend, Arius “turned the other cheek” but here’s a fresco showing St Nicholas of Myra slapping Arius in the face to stop him from talking at the First Council of Nicaea.


In a great example of Christianity, in 326 Constantine ordered the execution of his oldest son Crispus, who had come under suspicion of "being involved" with his stepmother Fausta. Later that year, soon after killing Crispus, Constantine also had Fausta, the mother of his other 3 sons, murdered: http://homepages.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy2/ps06/ps06_195.htm
(http://archive.is/BlR23)


Just about everything on Sinterklaas and Santa Claus is missing in the tales on St. Nicholas!

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Sinterklaas - Odin
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2020, 09:52:25 am »
I sometimes think that adults are even more gullible than children.


It looks like the tale of Sinterklaas is mostly based on the Norse God Odin (the tale of Santa Claus changed his home to the North Pole). One of Odin's most popular titles is – Allfather.
Odin had a long white beard (one eye) and sometimes visited earth, in disguise, in a cloak and broad-brimmed hat or hood. See on the left an early image of Santa Claus and on the right Odin...


Most historians agree that many of our Christmas traditions come from the ancient Norse festival known as Yule or Yuletide. The Norse sang Yule carols with their children singing from door-to-door wearing masks.
Vikings in Yule decorated trees with food, gifts, and small carvings. The Christmas tree could also be a reference to the Persian Tree of life...
Loki, the god of mischief and misfortune murdered the god Baldur, with a spear made from mistletoe. The Mistletoe berries later became a symbol of love in the same story, hence the tradition of kissing under it...

Norse stories sometimes describe Odin flying through the sky on a chariot pulled by his 8-legged flying white horse Sleipnir, visiting homes in the middle of the night and leaving gifts for children in their boots by the fireplace during the Yule season. Odin also rode in a flying chariot (or sleigh) pulled by Sleipnir.
Originally Santa’s single horse pulled his sleigh. This only became 8 reindeer after “Twas the Night Before Christmas” (1823).

In anticipation of Odin’s return from the Great Hunt, the Yule, Norse children left their boots stuffed with straw by the fireplace. In the morning Odin had taken the straw and left sweets and presents in the boots.
Odin’s 2 ravens, Huginn and Muninn, were his eyes and ears and always watching the Vikings (like Mithras). Ravens also play an important role in Mithraism: https://sonsofvikings.com/blogs/history/viking-origins-of-christmas-yule-traditions
(http://web.archive.org/web/20190201150437/https://sonsofvikings.com/blogs/history/viking-origins-of-christmas-yule-traditions)

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Re: Sinterklaas - Odin
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2020, 10:43:37 am »
I sometimes think that adults are even more gullible than children.


It looks like the tale of Sinterklaas is mostly based on the Norse God Odin (the tale of Santa Claus changed his home to the North Pole). One of Odin's most popular titles is – Allfather.
Odin had a long white beard (one eye) and sometimes visited earth, in disguise, in a cloak and broad-brimmed hat or hood. See on the left an early image of Santa Claus and on the right Odin...


Most historians agree that many of our Christmas traditions come from the ancient Norse festival known as Yule or Yuletide. The Norse sang Yule carols with their children singing from door-to-door wearing masks.
Vikings in Yule decorated trees with food, gifts, and small carvings. The Christmas tree could also be a reference to the Persian Tree of life...
Loki, the god of mischief and misfortune murdered the god Baldur, with a spear made from mistletoe. The Mistletoe berries later became a symbol of love in the same story, hence the tradition of kissing under it...

Norse stories sometimes describe Odin flying through the sky on a chariot pulled by his 8-legged flying white horse Sleipnir, visiting homes in the middle of the night and leaving gifts for children in their boots by the fireplace during the Yule season. Odin also rode in a flying chariot (or sleigh) pulled by Sleipnir.
Originally Santa’s single horse pulled his sleigh. This only became 8 reindeer after “Twas the Night Before Christmas” (1823).

In anticipation of Odin’s return from the Great Hunt, the Yule, Norse children left their boots stuffed with straw by the fireplace. In the morning Odin had taken the straw and left sweets and presents in the boots.
Odin’s 2 ravens, Huginn and Muninn, were his eyes and ears and always watching the Vikings (like Mithras). Ravens also play an important role in Mithraism: https://sonsofvikings.com/blogs/history/viking-origins-of-christmas-yule-traditions
(http://web.archive.org/web/20190201150437/https://sonsofvikings.com/blogs/history/viking-origins-of-christmas-yule-traditions)

Yes, Easster and Christmas are pagan ritual events from ancient times. However, to day, a small group of people consider Christmas as a time to celebrate the Birth of Jesus Christ that happened in the fall of the year.

They also celebrate Easter as the Resurrection of Christ......

While the Catholic Church has over the years, gone to great lengths to separate the Jewish Passover and subsequent feast days from their day of "Resurrection" Worship also known as Easter; other churches including the Protestant groups have followed suite without any cry-out.

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Acts 17:11.."These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so."
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Re: The Pagan origins of Easter and Christmas
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2020, 11:07:39 am »
Over 170 names are recorded for the Norse god Odin (the Father).
In German his name was Wuotan or Wotan and in old English and Saxon Woden and Wodan.

Odin has only one eye. There are many “masonic” pictures with the one eye motto. Most of them don´t mention that this could be in reference to Odin...
Odin died either by hanging from or crucifixion on the ”world tree” (Yggdrasil). See the picture, 1895.


Mithras wore a Phyrgian cap and was accompanied by a raven, a dog and a serpent (snake).
Odin had 2 wolves and 2 ravens for companion. See a picture of Odin (I don’t know what the snake means).


See another picture of Odin, one eye, in red with a cape and a yellow sun, with 2 ravens, 18th century.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odin
(http://archive.is/NUXuM)


I found the following interesting long article (not only on Odin!)...

The Norse Trinity consisted of Odin (the father), his son Thor (who is crucified), and son of inspiration (the Holy Ghost) Freyr.
See a detail from runestone in the Swedish Museum of National Antiquities in Stockholm. The 3 men are interpreted as Odin, Thor and Freyr.


The modern English “Wednesday” comes from Old English wodnesdæg, like the Dutch “woensdag” is derived from wodensdach – Odin day. Also the Dutch “woede” (anger), is derived from Wodan (Odin).
Thursday (donderdag in Dutch) is named after Odin´s son Thor.
Friday is named after Freyr.

Constantine had the writings of Arius burned; that was closer to the teachings of Joshua of Nazareth than the New Testament Jesus Christ.
See Roman Emperor Constantine and the Council of Nicaea, with Arius's books burned, Italy, ca. 825.


The number 12 – zodiac signs, number of months, sons of Jacob (Israel) and apostles – dates back all the way to the Sumerians. See the following Sumerian tablet, dated 3000 BC or older.

https://arthuride.wordpress.com/tag/odin/
(http://archive.is/TtDxI)


In one of those strange coincidences, according to the Prose Vedda (dated 9th to 12th century), Odin (Voden), the son of Fríallaf, originally came from Thrace (now Turkey), home of serpent and Mithras worshipping, before moving to what is now Scandinavia.
The genealogy begins with Noah from the Tanach (Old Testament), whose ark landed in what is now Turkey: https://is.cuni.cz/studium/predmety/index.php?do=download&did=62028&kod=ARL100252

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Re: The Pagan origins of Easter and Christmas
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2020, 10:33:03 am »
About 2,275 years BC, Nimrod the great grandson of Noah lived (the grandson of Ham). According to scripture he was “the mighty hunter”; but Nimrod hunted for humans to sacrifice them in the Moloch ritual.
According to the book of Jasher (Yashar), the priests of Ba’al counseled Nimrod to marry his own mother Semiramis; to acquire the “third eye” or “all-seeing eye of Lucifer”.  Nimrod’s mother and wife, Semiramis, has been worshiped as “The Queen of Heaven” all over the world ever since.

Semiramis and her son/husband, Nimrod started this occult religion that included sacrificing babies in the Moloch ritual. They sacrificed babies in the temple at the Winter Solstice (December 21st -25th) and also at “Easter ‘Sun’ Day” at the Spring or Vernal Equinox (March 21st -25th).
Nimrod also had the Tower of Babel erected.

Every year on 15 March and 25 December, there would be wild drunken orgies where virgins were impregnated by the pagan priests. From 25 March to 25  December counts 9 months, just in time to sacrifice the new-borns on the altar in the Moloch ritual on 25 December.
When the son of Noah, Shem, heard about these human sacrifices, he sent out a bounty hunt to kill Nimrod. According to the book of Jasher (Yashar) it was Esau (the twin brother of Jacob) who actually killed Nimrod. Nimrod´s body was cut in pieces and scattered over the kingdom. Semiramis had all of the parts gathered, except for the penis that couldn´t be found and couldn´t resurrect him.
Semiramis decided to memorialize his penis by erecting an “obelisk”. These obelisks can be found all over the world, for example in Washington DC on St. Peter’s Square in front of the Vatican and in the City of London.
See for example the giant phallus symbol on the Dam in my home town of Amsterdam (with the Beehive, Bijenkorf in the background).


The Babylonian story of Nimrod and Semiramis is basically identical to Osiris and Isis of Egypt, where Isis reconstructed Osiris’ body after it had been cut up into pieces by their evil brother Set (Satan), but couldn´t find his penis. Isis then had a son by Osiris named Horus.
Semiramis consulted the pagan priests and astrologers who told her that the sun “dies” on 21 December but comes back to life again on the eve of 24 December. Semiramis created a myth for the Babylonians that Nimrod dies each year on 21 December but 3 days and 3 nights later, on 25 December, is “born-again” as the the Sun-god, Ba’al.
Queen Semiramis also proclaimed that Baal was present on earth in the form of a flame, whether candle or lamp, to be worshipped.

Semiramis ordered the Babylonians to go into the groves (forest) and place a gift under the tree to honor Nimrod who was “cut down” like a tree (Isaiah 14:12-19). She also ordered them to cut down a tree, place it into their homes and decorate it with silver and gold balls to symbolize Nimrod’s testicles (Jeremiah 10:3-4).
Semiramis also declared herself the goddess of the moon and sky and said that her son/husband Nimrod had impregnated her with the “rays of the sun” (on 25 March); so on 25 December (!) another son Tammuz is born (Ezekiel 8:14).

I think that a strong case can be made that Christmas and Easter-Egg trees are really “Asherah Poles” for honouring Ba’al!
Decorating these trees with little balls and coloured eggs, just like the ancient Babylonians, who set them up right next to their altars. Did you know that the little balls on these trees represent Nimrod’s testicles?
According to Strong’s Concordance #H842 Asherah: groves (for idol worship); a Babylonian (Astarte)-Canaanite goddess (of fortune and happiness), the supposed consort of Baal, her images; the goddess, goddesses; her images; sacred trees or poles set up near an altar.

The “bowed crucifix” is an allusion to Nimrod’s bow and it is meant to point to the rider on the white horse in Revelation 6:2.
It is claimed that the name “Semiramis” was adopted into other cultures as: Isis, Diana, Astarte, Ishtar, Aphrodite, Venus, Easter and also as the “Virgin Mary”.
Her son and husband “Nimrod” (reincarnated as Tammuz) also became known as: Horus, Apollo, Sol, Krishna, Hercules, Mithra, amongst others.

Before the city was called “Rome” it was known as Saturnalia (the city of Saturn). In the Chaldean mysteries, the Babylonian dictator Nimrod was deified as Saturn. His birthday was celebrated on 25 December, Saturnalia. In Chaldee, Saturn is spelled as “STUR” which totals 666.
Semiramis was also called “Venus” in Rome, and had the day of the week “Venerdi” (Friday) named after her.

Constantine simply recycled the pagan statues, naming them after “Christian” saints. The statues of the Neptune for example was renamed “Saint Peter”, the statue of Venus was re-named the “Virgin Mary” and the statue of Sol (Mithra) was renamed “Jesus Christ”.
Roman Emperor Constantine also had depictions of the original “Queen of Heaven” Semiramis holding her baby son Tammuz renamed as “Mary and Baby Jesus”. Is Isis “Queen of Heaven” holding her baby Horus the origins of “Mary and Baby Jesus”?
Note the horns on Isis’ head for the “horned god” Lucifer and the “disk” within the horns symbolising the sun.


When Tammuz was forty years old, he was killed by a wild boar. His mother Semiramis started a Babylonian ritual called “Forty Days of Weeping for Tammuz” where people had to fast and pray. The Roman Catholic Church recycled this custom as 40 days of fasting leading up to Easter Sunday. Catholics begin these 40 days with “Ash Wednesday”.
Like in ancient Babylon, priests (of Ba’al) take ashes and place the “mark” of the cross on the foreheads of the faithfull with a declaration that we were “created from ashes and to ashes we shall return”.

The French made a colossus of Jezebel, it now stands in New York Harbor, facing “East”, referring to the name Ishtar or Easter, and is called the “Statue of Liberty”! The French Illuminati donated this statue to the US to bring it under the influence of Jezebel.
The Babylonian name for Semiramis is “Ishtar” from which the “Easter” comes.
The Romans first called her Astarte but later called Venus, and the Phoenicians called her Asherah. The Hebrews called her Astoroth, the consort of Ba’al. Her emblem is the flower of the lily. This explains why people buy lilies during Easter and women don corsages of lilies and orchids to church on Easter Sunday.
See the Fleur de lys in the coat of arms of the House of Plantagenet.


At the first Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, Roman Emperor Constantine formed the first “Ecumenical Council” of the Catholic Church. Later new creeds were drafted. One of them included:
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I accept all customs, rites, legalism, and feasts of the Romans, sacrifices. Prayers, purifications with water, sanctifications by Pontificus Maxmus (high priests of Rome), propitiations, and feasts, and the New Sabbath “Sol dei” (day of the Sun), all new chants and observances, and all the foods and drinks of the Romans (Pork and all unclean foods). In other words, I absolutely accept everything Roman, every new law, rite and custom, of Rome, and the New Roman Religion.
Later, in approximately 365 AD, the Imperial Church of Rome wrote in one of their canons:
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Christians must not Judaize by resting on the Sabbath, but must work on that day. Rather, honoring the Lord’s Day (Ba’al’s Day) which is “Sun-day” for Sol Invictus (the invincible sun). But if any shall be found to be Judaizers, let them be anathema (against) Christ.

In Greek, the word “Catholic” means “universal”; does this mean that it was always intended for this religion to become the “One World Religion”?
In June 2000, the New World Order named the Roman Catholic Church the “Mother” of the “One World Church” and Pope John Paul II was elected as the “leader” of the “United Religions”: http://doubleportioninheritance.blogspot.com/2012/02/queen-of-heaven-why-does-church.html
(http://archive.is/RL11t)

 

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