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Ibolya Horvath
by April Killingsworth
published on 25 January 2019
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The phallic symbol known as the Maypole, which is decorated with long strands of ribbon that participants would hold onto as they dance, evolved from the Celtic Beltane rituals.

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APA Style

Killingsworth, A. (2019, January 25). Maypole. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Killingsworth, April. "Maypole." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 25, 2019.

MLA Style

Killingsworth, April. "Maypole." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 25 Jan 2019. Web. 05 Dec 2021.