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(See Resurrection of Jesus in Christian art.)Passover, of which it is regarded the Christian fulfillment; Septuagesima, Sexagesima, Quinquagesima, Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, Clean Monday, Lent, Great Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday which lead up to Easter; and Thomas Sunday, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, and Corpus Christi which follow it.is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Lent (or Great Lent), a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.
He identified the matzah and cup of wine as his body soon to be sacrificed and his blood soon to be shed.
Easter and the holidays that are related to it are moveable feasts, in that they do not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian or Julian calendars (both of which follow the cycle of the sun and the seasons).
Instead, the date for Easter is determined on a lunisolar calendar similar to the Hebrew calendar.
Direct evidence for a more fully formed Christian festival of Pascha (Easter) begins to appear in the mid-2nd century.
Perhaps the earliest extant primary source referring to Easter is a mid-2nd-century Paschal homily attributed to Melito of Sardis, which characterizes the celebration as a well-established one.Icon of the Resurrection, with Christ having kicked down the gates of Hades and pulling Adam and Eve out of the tombs.