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Hallow Halloween

~ HALL       id+ | ENCLOSURE SHRINE HOME |
             id+ | SAFE SHELTER SANCTUARY |
             id+ | SALON or sp SALA |
             id+ | HALLUCINATION point to HELL HOLD |
~ HALLOA     id+ | or HALOO |
~ HALLO      id+ | SHOUT to CALL ATTENTION |
~ HALLOW     id+ | CONSECRATED |
             id+ | HOLY SHELTER or SHRINE |
~ HALLMARK   id+ | formerly A HALL for stamping
                   GOLD or SILVER | later
             id+ | in sp SALON SALA note SALOON |
~ HALLO      id+ | A CALL SHOUT YELL |
~ HALLOW     id+ | BLESSED |        see> HOLLOW
~ HALLOWEEN  id+ | CELTIC NEW YEAR | or
             id+ | VIGIL BEFORE ALL HALLOWS DAY | or
  ALLHALLOWS or
  "ALL SAINTS IN HEAVEN " also
  "ALLHALLOWS EVEN"
  etymology links CAVITY SPACE HOLE HOLLOW HALL with
                  SAFE HIDE HABITAT
  eng   HALL      = THEATER  COURT
        HAIL        or
  ger   HEIL        or
  sp    HOLA        NOTE or CALL ATTENTION TO
  gr    KAL         TO HIDE    sug> HOLLOW
        KEL         as in      sug> FORNIX
        CEL         as in      see> CELL
        KIL         as in      see> HELL
        KUL         as in      sug> CUL~
        KALUPTEIN   as in
        KALIA       for HUT
  skrt  SAMA        SEASON
  eng   SUMMER      before HARVEST
  Norse SUMAR       SUMMER
  lat   CELARE      for HIDE
      OCCULTARE     for OCCULT
  sp    CELOS       JEALOUSY
  hx>   note        roots relative to
  myth>             SAMAIN or
  hx>               pre CHRISTIAN SCOTTISH GAELIC MANX
            FEAST   or
  old Irish FUIST   held on November 1st also known as
            SAUIN   from
            SAM     SUMMER
  eng   PUMPKIN     Amerindian fruit of the SQUASH family from
  biol>             belongs to the family of
  lat   MELEO       expanding toward
        MELOS       apple from the island MELOS
  eng   MERMALADE   FRUIT PASTE akin to APPLE SAUCE
  hx>   SAMAIN      JULIUS CAESAR [#] reported local worship
                    LUCAN [#] among other Roman sources
                    report FERTILITY RIGHTS and
                    HUMAN SACRIFICES and consumption of
  note              BARMBRACK or SMALL CAKES from
  old Irish BAIRIN  SPECKLED LOAF with
            BREAC   CURRANTS or RAISINS
  eng BRIC A BRAC   or
      BRICABRAC     implies MISCELLANEOUS MIX or
                    AGGREGATION
  hx>               in IRELAND and OUTER HEBRIDES
      BONFIRES      or
      BONE          FIRES WERE LIT and
  eng TURNIPS       were
      HOLLOWED      and lit with candles
  etym> continued under see> HOLY
  hx> note the amalgam of CELTIC DRUID and
           ROMAN and CHRISTIAN elements in
  SAUIN SAMAIN or SAMHAIN SAMHUINN or CELTIC GAELIC
  now complicated by MERCHANTS MERCHANDISING
  HALLOWEEN CELEBRATED as a VIGIL
  every October 31st and followed the next day by
  "The day of all Saints" or "all Dead"
  a date that marked the end of the
  CELTIC YEAR
  hx> in ANCIENT the same day was dedicated to
      POMONA  the Goddess of FRUIT ORCHARDS
  in 609 Pope BONIFACE IV decided that the
  PANTHEON in Rome should no longer be dedicated to
  JUPITER and ordered that it be re-dedicated to the
  Virgin Mary and ALL THE SAINTS
  this action saved the PANTHEON PHYSICAL RUIN
  although all valuables were SACKED including
  the BRONZE DOORS melted by the VATICAN from which
  the "BALDACHIN" in the St Peter's Basilica was cast by
  Lorenzo BERNINI [#]
  hx> note that HALLOWEEN is also celebrated by
           BONFIRES or BONE FIRE BONEFIRE pointing
  to a METHOD to TORTURE and IMMOLATE WITCHES and
  HERETICS along with all sorts of other
  ENEMIES of the Church and other authorities
  hx> persistent efforts by the Roman Church to
      eradicate HALLOWEEN failed prompted the
  tactic to "Christianize" resilient pagan festivities
  to coincide with newly minted Christian feasts
  including Christmas designated to take place on
  December 26th to obliterate awareness that the day
  was the birthday of MYTHRA
  in 731 Pope Gregory III (he died in 741)
     declared HALLOWMAS day as the
  ALL SAINTS DAY or later ALL SOULS DAY
  in 834 Pope Gregory IV (he died in 844)
     extended this FEAST to the entire CHURCH
  in 998 the RADICAL CLUNY ABBOTT ODILO [#]
         ORDERED THAT HIS CLUNIAC ORDER and
  MONASTERIES HIGHLIGHT THE DAY OF ALL SOULS
  ODILO also asked Pope INNOCENT III to
  MASSACRE THE CATHARS        sug> CATHARSIS
  in the final analysis HALLOWEEN SURVIVED
  the attacks by Christian Church theologians
  hx> modern ROMAN CATHOLICS celebrate
      THE DAY OF ALL SAINTS on November 1st and
  the DAY OF ALL DEAD or SOULS on November 2nd but
  HALLOWEEN precedes them and its
  MAGIC RETAINS ITS GRIP on popular traditions
  myth> the CELTIC DRUID versions of
        SAMAIN SAMHAIN SAMHUIN SAUIN SHAMHAI
  held on OCTOBER 31st were celebrated the
  "THE END OF THE SUMMER" and the
  "FEAST OF THE DEAD"
  it was held that
  THE SPIRITS OF ALL DECEASED
  ASSEMBLED AT HALLOWEEN
  FOR THE DEITIES TO GUIDE
  THE GHOSTS TO THEIR DESTINATIONS
  THE SPIRITS OF THE DECEASED
  VISITED THEIR KINSMEN IN SEARCH OF
  WARMTH and CHEER while playing
  "TRICKS or TREAT" ON THE LIVING
  "TREATS" WERE MOSTLY APPLES and NUTS
  and LIT BONFIRES           sug> BONE
  note "TREATS" WERE OFTEN DEMANDED
        IN THE NAME OF
  MUCK OLLA  AN EARLY DRUID DEITY
  regarding BONFIRES such were
  LIT TO GUIDE THE SPIRITS but
  later probably also
  TO SINGE WITCHES and
  THEIR BROOMS and
  THEIR BLACK CATS
  other common celebratory elements now are
  SKELETONS and PUMPKIN
  hx> Classic Roman commentators observed connections
      with DEATH and HUMAN SACRIFICES and mention
  sacrifices and sacrifices to
  TEUTATES TETATOS TOUTATIS and TARANIS or
  the Celtic god of fertility and the THUNDER
  reported per the Roman poet LUCAN [#] as being
  the equivalents of the Roman gods MERCURY and MARS
  in 61 AD ROMAN ADMINISTRATORS IN BRITAIN
     OUTLAWED HALLOWEEN perhaps to stop
  HUMAN SACRIFICES
  note that probably ANIMAL IMMOLATIONS CONTINUED
  note that to this day BLACK CATS MAY BE SACRIFICED BY SOME
       IN THE BELIEF THAT THEY REPRESENT INCARNATED WITCHES
       such is consonant with the
  1484 VATICAN BULL DECLARING "WAR" AGAINST
       BLACK CATS ordering their destruction along with
  HUNTS FOR WITCHES THAT LED TO MANY INNOCENT WOMEN
  TO BE IMMOLATED ON SLOW BURNING BONFIRES
  MADE FROM GREEN WOOD     cont> see> WITCH
  note BONEFIRE or BONFIRE remains a
       POLITICAL or RELIGIOUS WEAPON to
  DISPOSE of UNDESIRABLE MATTER
  from BONES to BOOKS that displease VIGILANTES of DOGMA
  hx> similarities to HALLOWEEN are found in
      CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX TRADITIONS calling for
  FAMILY VISITS to CEMETERIES to PLACE CANDLES
  ON THE TOMBS
  note Japanese BON or O-Bon festivity for departed spirits
  note BONFIRES like those along the lower MISSISSIPPI
       flowing across Louisiana where celebrants
  ignite gigantic PILES and like PYROmaniacs rejoice at
  the enormous BONFIRES reminiscent of tactics by the
  ancient ancestors to entice the winter Sun from
  retreating any further
  cont> see> HOLY
      

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