Mudcat Café message #335731 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #27353   Message #335731
Posted By: paddymac
06-Nov-00 - 11:18 PM
Thread Name: BS: Paganism: an exploration
Subject: RE: BS: Paganism: an exploration
Samhain (pronounced sow (as in female pig) - en) is an ancient Celtic festival which pre-dates Guy Fawkes by at least a couple of millenia. It was the Celtic harvest and new years festival. There were no doubt other cultural groupings with similarly timed festivals on other parts of the planet.