By Tanya Gulevich
The ''Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent'' is a handy resource of data on nearly each element of Easter and comparable vacation trips. additionally lined within the e-book are customs and observances linked to Lent in addition to the Carnival that regularly precedes the start of Lent.
More Than one hundred fifty issues coated
This reference paintings comprises greater than one hundred fifty alphabetically prepared entries that disguise all facets of Easter, Carnival, and Lent. those entries disguise the holiday's historical past, myths, legends, customs, non secular observances, similar vacation trips, and logos from around the globe. Entries variety in size from approximately a hundred phrases to 3,000 phrases. every one access deals feedback for additional studying. Black-and-white illustrations supplement the textual content.
Among the themes coated are the next:
Annunciation Ascension Day Ash Wednesday Bells Burning of Judas Carnival King Crooked Wednesday go Easter Bunny Easter Card Easter colours Easter Egg Hunt Easter Parade Easter Seal Egg Legends Eucharist Faberg‚ Fasting dinner party of the Holy Ghost Foot Washing Forgiveness Sunday reliable Friday Gospel Account of Easter Harrowing of Hell Holy hearth rite Holy Week Lamb final Supper Lent Lily Maundy Thursday heart move Day Palm Sunday Passover Pentecost Pieta Plough Ceremonies Rogation Days Shavuot Soul Saturday Stations of the go Tree of the move Vigil White Sunday
In addition, numerous entries are dedicated to the occasion of Easter in numerous nations and components of the area.
Special positive factors
Throughout the publication a variety of illustrations supplement the textual content. appendices offer a normal bibliography and a listing of Easter-related sites. finishing the paintings is a accomplished index.