interchange of presents between friends is alike characteristic of Christmas
and the Saturnalia, and must have been adopted by Christians
from the Pagans, as the admonition of Tertullian plainly shows." - The Bibliotheca Sacra,
Vol. 12, pages 153-155
Wait a second, I thought giving gifts at Christmas time came from the story of the three kings that brought gifts to newborn baby Jesus in the manger, right?