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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 early saints named Valentinus , and is recognized as a significant cultural and commercial celebration in many ...

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Feb 13, 2011 ... Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. But the ancient Romans had bloodier, drunker and more naked notions to mark the occasion.

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

Feb 14, 2017 ... Valentine's Day is upon us again. It's a time of candlelit dinners, heart-shaped candy boxes from the drugstore and (depending on your relationship status) watching old romantic comedies while you drink wine by yourself. It's a great celebration. But where did it come from? And why do we care about it so ...

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

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February has long been a month of romance. It is the month associated with Valentine's Day celebrations. We have, time and again, heard the name St. Valentine being uttered before us in this season of love. But just who is this St. Valentine? Why is this month associated with love and romance? Learn about St. Valentine, ...

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Feb 12, 2017 ... As the Folklore Society notes, Geoffrey Chaucer mentions Valentine's Day and describes February as the time "when every fowl cometh there to chose his mate" (although the blog Got Medieval asserts that the poet didn't invent Valentine's Day and it was already likely associated with love by the time he ...

www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/sex-relationships/relationships/valentines-day-facts-story-history-7351809

Feb 14, 2017 ... Many of us associate the 'most romantic day of the year' with flowers and cards, but how did Valentine's Day begin and what's the real reason we ... “For this was sent on Seynt Valentyne's day / Whan every foul cometh ther to choose his mate,” he wrote and maybe invented Valentine's Day as we now know ...

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Apr 13, 2017 ... St Valentine's Day has roots in several different legends that have found their way to us through the ages. One of the earliest popular symbols of Valentine's day is Cupid, the Roman god of love, who is represented by the image of a young boy with bow and arrow. Several theories surround the history of ...