Things that Samháin is not about 31st October 2020 / seamusk / 0 Comments No, the “veil between the world thinning” is a 20th century invention. The idea that at #Samhain/#Halloween the 'veil between worlds is thinnest' is NOT an old belief, it's a modern idea 1st claimed by eccentric anthropologist J. G. Frazer in 'The Golden Bough' (1890). In Ireland ancient mounds were seen as spirit gateways at ALL times of the year.. pic.twitter.com/TE3KkvF3jV— Dr Ciarán McDonnell (@DrCiaranMcDonn) October 31, 2020 General halloweenhistory Previous Post The Decline and Fall of the USA Next Post Swedish myths and legends Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.