Sacred and Secular: Sprites, Sinners and the Yule Goat

Before the hectic holiday season begins, take some time to learn more about the myriad traditions, beautiful music and treasured plays and films Christmas has inspired. Historical interpreters like Lady Bacon (lady in waiting to Queen Elizabeth and mother of Sir Francis Bacon) and Mrs. Wakefield from the Wellington Academy in Victorian England share tales of Christmas in their times. Learn how scholars have used a fresco from The Vatican, Chinese astronomy and The Bible to search for the Star of Bethlehem.
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