By Tanya Gulevich
The ''Encyclopedia of Easter, Carnival, and Lent'' is a handy resource of knowledge on almost each point of Easter and similar vacations. additionally coated within the booklet are customs and observances linked to Lent in addition to the Carnival that generally precedes the start of Lent.
More Than one hundred fifty subject matters coated
This reference paintings includes greater than a hundred and fifty alphabetically prepared entries that conceal all points of Easter, Carnival, and Lent. those entries hide the holiday's background, myths, legends, customs, non secular observances, similar vacations, 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 extra examining. Black-and-white illustrations supplement the textual content.
Among the subjects lined are the subsequent:
Annunciation Ascension Day Ash Wednesday Bells Burning of Judas Carnival King Crooked Wednesday move Easter Bunny Easter Card Easter shades Easter Egg Hunt Easter Parade Easter Seal Egg Legends Eucharist Faberg‚ Fasting ceremonial dinner of the Holy Ghost Foot Washing Forgiveness Sunday strong Friday Gospel Account of Easter Harrowing of Hell Holy fireplace rite Holy Week Lamb final Supper Lent Lily Maundy Thursday center pass Day Palm Sunday Passover Pentecost Pieta Plough Ceremonies Rogation Days Shavuot Soul Saturday Stations of the move Tree of the move Vigil White Sunday
In addition, numerous entries are dedicated to the occasion of Easter in several international locations and elements of the area.
Special positive factors
Throughout the ebook a number of illustrations supplement the textual content. appendices offer a common bibliography and an inventory of Easter-related sites. finishing the paintings is a complete index.