why is the play “twelfth night” called twelfth night?

why is the play “twelfth night” called twelfth night?

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    The play Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare is called so because, “Twelfth Night” is a reference to the Roman Catholic Church’s observance of the twelfth night after Christmas Day also known as the Feast of the Epiphany. Twelfth night is a reference to the feast day of Epiphany. The word “Epiphany” is derived from the Greek word for “reveal”. The Church celebrates this feast to celebrate the coming of Jesus to the world as the king of all nations.

    Act-wise Summary of the Play Twelfth Night

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