>My question is concerning a book on medieval military history I'm writing,
>and has to do with the celebration of Christmas. Why were the Crusaders
>celebrating their Christmas festivities from 24 to 28 December (Xmas eve
>to Holy Innocents)? Especially as opposed to a single night (usually xmas
>eve) or the full twelve days until Epiphany?
thanks, dana cushing (new member)