Santa Claus Essay | The Origin of Saint Nicholas

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The Origin of Saint Nicholas

Summary: Deals with the history of Santa Clause and how he came to be.
The Origin of Saint Nicholas

As defined in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language the present-day Santa Claus is "the personification of the spirit of Christmas usually represented as a jolly old fat man with a white beard and a red suit, who brings gifts to good children on Christmas Eve." Nowadays Santa Claus is generally viewed as a merry old man who brings joy to children throughout the world once a year on December 25th. However, Santa Claus was not always a man dressed in red with black boots and eight tiny reindeer. Santa Claus actually originated from a man of God named Saint Nicholas. There are many different ideas of how the stories and traditions associated with Saint Nicholas came to be.

Saint Nicholas was once a young boy and did not start out as a saint. He was the son...

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