In Italian folklore, Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve in a similar way to St Nicholas or Santa Claus. A popular belief is that her name derives from the Feast of Epiphany or in Italian La Festa dell'Epifania. Epiphania is a Latin word with Greek origins. "Epiphany" means either the "Feast of the Epiphany" or "manifestation." Some suggest that Befana is descended from the Sabine/Roman goddess named Strina.
In the Italian folklore, Befana is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany in a similar way to Sinterklaas or Santa Claus. A popular belief is that her name derives from the Feast of Epiphany or in Italian, "La Festa dell'Epifania". Epifania (Epiphany in English) is a Latin word with Greek origins. Epiphany means either the Feast of the Epiphany (January 6) or “manifestation (of the divinity).
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Romans is one of the most–taught-from books of the Bible, and there’s a good reason for that: it’s Paul’s longest, most systematic presentation of the gospel. It’s also a popular book with you folks here at OverviewBible.com. When I told you guys about the handout for 1 Thessalonians, I asked which book you wanted me to … Continue reading "Romans: the infographic"