has its origins in the ancient Roman fertility festival of Lupercalia, and was associated with St. Valentine and February 14th by Pope Gelasius around 498 A.D.
Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine,
is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14. It originated as a Western ...
Bet You Didn't Know: Valentine's Day. How did St. Valentine become associated
with love and romance? Get the full story behind the holiday. Contents.
Feb 13, 2011 ... Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. But
the origins of this festival of candy and cupids are actually ...
That's what Valentine's day is all about, right? ... of Whitefriars Street Church in
Dublin, Ireland, tells the real story of the man behind the holiday -- St. Valentine.
The history of Valentine's Day is obscure, and further clouded by various fanciful
... removing the feast days of saints whose historical origins were questionable.
"The story of Valentine's Day begins in the third century with an oppressive
Roman emperor and a humble Christian Martyr. The emperor was Claudius II.
The history of Valentine's Day is impossible to be obtained from any archive and
the veil of centuries gone by has made the origin behind this day more difficult ...
Feb 13, 2014 ... The real history of Valentine's Day is not comprised of roses, chocolates and
pretty cards. Instead, crime, imprisonment and execution are at the ...
Feb 5, 2015 ... While not thought to be directly related to modern Valentine's Day .... While some
scholars believed Chaucer invented the Valentine's Day / love ...