Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent

Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent

eBook - 2002
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A guide to this seasonʼs joyous celebration and solemn worship, including folk customs, religious observances, history, legends, folklore, symbols, and related days from Europe, the Americas, and around the world. This reference work contains more than 150 alphabetically arranged entries that cover all aspects of Easter, Carnival, and Lent. These entries cover the holidayʼs history, myths, legends, customs, religious observances, related holidays, and symbols from around the world. Black-and-white illustrations complement the text and several entries are devoted to the celebration of Easter in different countries and parts of the world. Two appendices provide a general bibliography and a list of Easter-related web sites. Completing the work is a comprehensive index, bibliography, and list of web sites.
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, 2002.
ISBN: 9780780810914
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 729 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: Stavros-Lanning, Mary Ann


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