December means ‘the tenth month’ although after the Roman King Numa Pompilius in ~700BC. Pompilius moved the beginning of the year from March and added January and February.
The Anglo-Saxons called both December and January ‘Giuli’ (or Yules).
Events in December
- Egil Skallagrimsson’s Day
Born in December?
Flower: Holly (or Poinsettia)
Tropical Zodiac: Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21) and Capricorn (December 22 to January 19)
Sidereal Zodiac: Scorpio (November 17 to December 15) and Sagittarius (December 16 to January 14)
In Pure Spirit
What does the month of December mean to you?