meskel
meskel

September 27, 2024

Today, Ethiopians have celebrated Meskel, or Mesqel, the Feast of the True Cross since the 4th century CE. It commemorates the discovery of the True Cross by Empress Hélène. During the ceremony, the demera, a large pyre covered with herbs and yellow flowers is lit. #mythology #myth #legend #calendar #September 27 #Ethiopia #Meskel #Mesqel

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