Geranium Lake Properties, Saturn and Sol

© lcmt 2015

This Christmas season, why not put Saturn back into Saturnalia, and Sol Invictus back into Dies Natalis Solis Invicti?


9 thoughts on “Geranium Lake Properties, Saturn and Sol

      • This sounds like a fascinating book. I did a little reading up on Saturn when I realized what today’s comic was going to be. That’s when I stumbled across the Dec. 25th celebration of the Invincible Sun. I enjoyed reading about the debate of who came first, Christ or Sol.


      • It is a very tiny book, so I won’t be examining the entire Indo- European history of sun worship as manifested in holidays using candles. As far as I can tell, the institutionalized worship of Sol Invictus as an official military cult is definitely post early Christianity, but the god himself has much older roots.

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