The Man who became Santa Claus

St.Nicholas of Myra was the original gift-bearer

Credit to akg-images / André Held

Father Christmas: From infernal roots to present glory

Nicholas of Lycia

A Gift-Giver is Born

When you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving will be in secret

-Mt 6,3–4

A Legend in Action

Credit to Lorenzetti, Ambrogio: Saving Myra from Famine

The Wonderworker strikes again

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Nicholas is Coming to Town

The Night Before Christmas, Clement Clarke Moore (ca.1900)

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