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5 edition of Italian-American holiday traditions found in the catalog.

Italian-American holiday traditions

celebrations and family entertainment

by Lori Granieri

  • 350 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Holidays -- United States.,
    • Italian Americans -- Social life and customs.,
    • Fasts and feasts -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Lori Granieri.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4803.A2 G73 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3572150M
      ISBN 100806523662
      LC Control Number2002100678
      OCLC/WorldCa50743885

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(some col.) ; 21 cm. Notes Includes index. Subject headings Holidays--United States. Italian Americans--Social life and customs. Christmas, as it is celebrated in Italy, has two origins: the familiar traditions of Christianity blended with the pagan traditions predating the Christmas era.

The greatest feast of the ancient Roman Empire, "Saturnalia" (a winter solstice celebration), just happens to coincide with the Christmas celebrations of the Advent.

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