When I was little, my mom had us put our shoes outside the door on January 5th so, on El Dia de Los Reyes, the kings would leave us gifts in our shoes. I would have just written about that, but then discovered there's so much we don't know. I was intrigued. So, click on the image below to be whisked by camel to ancient Bethlehem.
PS Balthazar, Melchior, and Gaspar. OR, Bithisarrea, Melichior and Gathaspa. There are a few other variations, too. And, in other Christian traditions, they are Hor, Karsudan, and Basanater (Ethiopian Christianity); Kagpha, Badadakharida, and Badadilma (Armenian); or Larvandad, Gushnasaph, and Hormisdas (Syrian).
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