Eostre or Ostara (Northumbrian Old English: Eostre; West Saxon Old English: Eastre; Old High German: *Ôstara) is a goddess in Germanic paganism who, by way of the Germanic month bearing her name (Northumbrian: Eosturmonaþ; West Saxon: Eastermonaþ; Old High German: Ôstarmânoth), is the namesake of the festival of Easter. Eostre is attested by Bede in his 8th-century work De temporum ratione, where Bede states that during Eosturmonaþ (the equivalent to the month of April) feasts were held in Eostre’s honor among the pagan Anglo-Saxons, but had died out by the time of his writing, replaced by the Christian “Paschal month” (a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus).http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostara This is what Easter is..
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