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Valentine's Day

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Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual .... parchment", giving them to these soldiers and persecuted Christians, a possible ori...

History of Valentine's Day - Valentine's Day - HISTORY.com

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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.

St. Valentine, The Real Story - Church History | CBN.com

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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 ...

Catholic Roots of Valentine's Day - St. Valentine History

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The Catholic Church no longer officially honors St. Valentine, but the holiday has both Roman and Catholic roots. The Origins of St. Valentine's Day. A quick ...

History of Valentines Day - TheHolidaySpot

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Learn about St. Valentine, how Valentines day came into practice as it is today. The origin of this lovers day goes back as early as 270 A.D and started with the ...

Here is the true origin of Valentine's Day - WND.com

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Feb 13, 2016 ... Bill Federer recounts origins, legends, traditions associated with ... After Chaucer, literature began associating Saint Valentine's day with courtly ...

The Story of Valentine's Day

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The Life of Saint Valentine. ... "The story of Valentine's Day begins in the third century with an oppressive ... Valentinus read stories of Rome's history to her.

Valentine's Day: Why Do We Celebrate It? (Hint: Naked Romans)

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Feb 15, 2012 ... Valentine's Day History: Roman Roots. More than a Hallmark ... The church pegged the festival to the legend of St. Valentine. According to the ...

The Origin of Valentine's Day

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Feb 5, 2015 ... While not thought to be directly related to modern Valentine's Day .... “For this was Saint Valentine's day, when every bird of every kind that men ...

Valentine's Day - Timeanddate.com

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The origins of Valentine's Day are not clear but many sources believe that it stems from the story of St Valentine, a Roman priest who was martyred on or around ...

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Valentine's Day 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.
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The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day : NPR

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Feb 13, 2011 ... But the origins of this festival of candy and cupids are actually dark, bloody ... That was likely confused with St. Valentine's Day at some point, ...

Valentine's Day History - Infoplease

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The history of Valentine's Day is obscure, and further clouded by various ... as a Christian feast day circa 496, declaring February 14 to be St. Valentine's Day.

What is the TRUE ORIGIN of Valentine's Day? - The Bible Study Site

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In 496 A.D., Pope Gelasius named February 14 in honor of St. Valentine as the patron saint of lovers. " (How Valentine's Day Works, Apr. 1, 2000, retrieved Jan.