Christmas is born in Demre

St. Nicholas Church in Demre

As we have mentioned for several times, Anatolia has been the homeland of the various civilizations through all times of history. Also the belief systems including religions are the important contents of the civilizations.

Since the beginning of the Christianity, Anatolia has an important place. For example, Anatolia is on the way of pilgrimage. Christian pilgrims had a break in important and holy places such as the well of St.Paul. Christianity became universal during the councils of Anatolia. Christian world seperated into two in St.Sophia because of the conflict. And finally Demre was the place where Christmas was born. St.Nicholas was the inspire of Santa Claus.

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Christmas soul of Anatolia

December 12, 2022