2) When was Christmas first celebrated on the 25th of December?

Question

When was Christmas first celebrated on the 25th of December?

Answer

Christmas, first celebrated on the 25th of December, was in 5 BC Julian Calendar.

Biblical and historical hints include:

  1. Herod the Great reign (37 BC – 4 BC)
  2. After Emperor August issuing census (8 BC – ….)
  3. Quirinius hegemonized Syria and completed the census in the province (5 SM – 4 SM)
  4. Corrected Dionysius Exiguus calculation (5 BC)
Year of Jesus birth according to Bible and history
The year of Jesus birth according to Bible and history

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