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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%27s_Day

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 Christian liturgical feast day honoring one or more .... The celebration of Saint Valentine did not have any romantic connotations until Chaucer's poetry about ...

www.history.com/topics/valentines-day/history-of-valentines-day

Find out more about the history of History of Valentine's Day, including videos, interesting ... How did St. Valentine become associated with love and romance?

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Feb 10, 2017 ... Valentine's Day, or St Valentine's Day, is celebrated every year on 14 February. It's the day when people show their affection for another person ...

www.npr.org/2011/02/14/133693152/the-dark-origins-of-valentines-day

Feb 13, 2011 ... Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. ... exact origin of the holiday, one good place to start is ancient Rome, ... A few may even be spending this day the same way the early Romans did.

www.infoplease.com/valentines-day-history

Pagan festivals, Christian saints, Chaucer's love birds, and the Greeting Card Association of America.

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Feb 13, 2017 ... From the martyrdom of St. Valentine and the Roman feast day Lupercalia to the the present day, Valentine's Day can get pretty dour. Here'...

www.nytimes.com/2017/02/14/style/valentines-day-facts-history.html

Feb 14, 2017 ... Well, it's 2017 so we're going to try again. Here is a brief guide to some of the major Valentine's Day theories, from ancient Rome to the present.

time.com/4212143/valentines-day-commercialism-history

Feb 11, 2016 ... The origin stories for Valentine's Day abound, from the Roman fertility festival ... How did we get from rowdy Romans trying to have babies to .... It wasn't until in 1913 that Hallmark started selling their first Valentine's Day cards.

www.cbn.com/spirituallife/ChurchandMinistry/churchhistory/st_valentine_the_real_story.aspx

Flowers, candy, red hearts and romance. That's what Valentine's day is all about, right? Well, maybe not. The origin of this holiday for the expression of love ...