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 ...
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To begin the festival, members of the Luperci, an order of Roman priests, would ...
Feb 13, 2011 ... Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face ... one
good place to start is ancient Rome, where men hit on women by, ...
"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 obscure, and further clouded by various fanciful
... graduate and native of Worcester, Mass., began mass-producing them. Today
Feb 13, 2012 ... 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 ...
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 ...
Feb 5, 2015 ... While not thought to be directly related to modern Valentine's Day ... cave on
Palatine Hill, the place where Rome was thought to be founded.
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 ...