Thursday of the Dead (Arabic: خميس الأموات‎‎, Khamis al-Amwat), also known as Thursday of the Secrets (Arabic: خميس الأسرار‎‎, Khamis al-Asrar) or Thursday of the Eggs is a feast day shared by Christians and Muslims in the Levant. It falls sometime between the Easter Sundays of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian traditions. It is a day on which the souls of the dead are honoured. A popular day among women in the region, it underscores the shared culture between Arab Christians and Muslims.

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  • Thursday of the Dead (Arabic: خميس الأموات‎‎, Khamis al-Amwat), also known as Thursday of the Secrets (Arabic: خميس الأسرار‎‎, Khamis al-Asrar) or Thursday of the Eggs is a feast day shared by Christians and Muslims in the Levant. It falls sometime between the Easter Sundays of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian traditions. It is a day on which the souls of the dead are honoured. A popular day among women in the region, it underscores the shared culture between Arab Christians and Muslims. (en)
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  • Honours the souls of the dead
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  • Festive family meals and the giving of food, coloured eggs and sweets to the poor, relatives and children
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  • On a Thursday that falls between the Easter Sundays of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions
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  • 86400.0
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  • annual
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  • Prayer, visiting cemeteries
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  • Popular feast day for women
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  • Thursday of the Dead (Arabic: خميس الأموات‎‎, Khamis al-Amwat), also known as Thursday of the Secrets (Arabic: خميس الأسرار‎‎, Khamis al-Asrar) or Thursday of the Eggs is a feast day shared by Christians and Muslims in the Levant. It falls sometime between the Easter Sundays of the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian traditions. It is a day on which the souls of the dead are honoured. A popular day among women in the region, it underscores the shared culture between Arab Christians and Muslims. (en)
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  • Thursday of the Dead (en)
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  • Thursday of the Dead (en)
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