We were given this puzzle in class and i have no idea, any help would be appreciated

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Cronus (Saturn) and Jupiter merge, causing the Bethlehem star phenomenon. That said, Bethlehem is in Palestine. This is probably the answer.


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    Unlikely - the Nazarene's birthday in December was set by clergy centuries after the verses that mention a star were written. This was done to associate Christianity with the much older pagan tradition of Saturnalia.
    – Codosaur
    May 21, 2021 at 8:25
  • @Codosaur Nevertheless, we are talking about legend, not historicity.
    – Spencer
    May 23, 2021 at 23:48
  • Italy, particularly Rome. Romans worshipped Saturn/Chronus. Saturnalia was the Roman feast that became the Christmas phenomenon. Hope OP returns with the answer!
    – tblue
    May 26, 2021 at 21:27
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    You are a genius, my teacher almost got a heart attack from the thought someone could solve it May 31, 2021 at 1:01

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