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May 23 2008

In the folk calendar today is the day of Simon Zealot. Simon Day is a holiday land. In the old days it was thought that today should dig roots in the potion, because it is time to collect medicinal herbs.

It was thought that day charity treasure seekers. The people believed that between the words "Zealot" and "gold" have some connection. Those who wanted a break from field work, could refer to a proverb: "In the land of Simon Zealot birthday girl - a sin to plow."

However, such people might object to the peasants, who were concerned about how to grow a good crop and do not starve during the winter: "If you tolerate cold, bare foot in the furrow, then this wheat," "This wheat for Simon, born, like a gold medal," This rye in the ashes, and wheat at the time, "Today day Simon Gulimona, tapes Monk." Take notice: If the day starts to rain, then the summer will be rainy.

On this day the Orthodox Church honors the apostle Simon the Zealot. Born on this day from the ground forces to draw. They should be chrysoberyl, an amethyst. Currency rates: Simon, Taisa, Kuprian passes Pravda.Ru .

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