Halloween in Transylvania

How was born this celebration? Halloween. The belief that spirits of the dead could sing through the body of someone alive was terrifying. In fact, it seems that the ancient inhabitants of Britain and Ireland, often resorted to burning of those suspected of being possessed as a sign of warning the spirits. On the eve of October 31, the Irish Celts built fires high in young oak branches which they considered sacred and made sacrifice ritual. At the same time, houses were kept cold and people painted their faces to be confused with evil apparitions that haunt among them. The same ceremony was held in Scotland except that, Scots natives, thought they could read the […]

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