View How Did Christmas Trees Come About Gif. In the northern hemisphere, the shortest day and longest night of the year falls on december 21 or december 22 and is called the winter solstice. In the early days of the christian church, and even up until the 19th century, the use of evergreen decorations and decorating the tree is also a longstanding tradition.
Christmas tree an evergreen tree (often a spruce) that people decorate with lights and ornaments at christmas. The ancient celtic tribes saw the evergreen as the only living plant in the dead of winter, so for the solstice they would bring the evergreen branches into their homes. How christmas is celebrated in england.
The popular goose feather tree was invented in the 1880s in germany to combat the damage being done to fir trees at christmas time.
The romans used fir trees to decorate their temples at the festival of saturmalia. Christmas tree an evergreen tree (often a spruce) that people decorate with lights and ornaments at christmas. There are many different traditions for this too! Although pagans at the time of the roman empire did not cut down trees and bring them into the.