Eostre, the Spring or Vernal Equinox, is a Lesser Sabbat on the Wiccan calendar. In Old High German its name was “Ostarun”, becoming “Ostern” in Modern German, which is why some modern Wiccans call it Ostara. In Bede’s Ecclesiastical History it was spelled “Eastre”, as it was in Old English before 899. By 1103 it […]