- Published: Friday, 31 October 2014 14:03
- Written by Super User
According to the World Book Encyclopedia, Halloween means "a holy evening" because it takes place the day before "All Saints' Day." Many superstitions and symbols are connected with Halloween. Long before the advent of Christianity In Europe, the belief in witches, sorcerers and magic was widespread. A worship of fertility was the main object of these early religious and mystical practices.