revealed some pretty interesting stuff.
The Celts first started celebrating the end of summer and their harvest and the beginning of the dark cold winter with the festival of Samhain. Their new year was celebrated on November 1. In this era, 2000+ years ago, winter was also associated with death and the Celts believed that on October 31 ghosts and spirits returned to earth making it possible for the Celtic priests, Druids, to make predictions about the future. During the festival the Druids built giant bonfires to make sacrifices, and the Celts wore costumes, then took the flames from the bonfires home to start their fires for the winter.
By A.D. 43, Romans had conquered the majority of Celtic territory (
By the 800s, Christianity had spread into Celtic lands and in the seventh century, Pope Boniface IV designated November 1 All Saints' Day, a time to honor saints and martyrs. The celebration was also called “All-hallows or All-hallowmas (from Middle English Alholowmesse meaning All Saints' Day) and the night before it, the night of Samhain, began to be called All-hallows Eve and, eventually, Halloween."
the brothers headed outside and soon