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January 23, 2017 at 8:21 am #369701
History of Valentine
Historical facts and curiosities about Saint Valentine’s Day
History and Facts About Valentine
There are several theories about the history of Valentine ‘s Day . Some say the origins are in Valentine , a Roman who was martyred for refusing to renounce his Christian faith, and for trying to help escape Christians in the prisons of the Romans, and who died on February 14, 269 AD
According to other historical accounts, Valentine would have served as a priest at the temple during the reign of Emperor Claudius III when the young men decided that they should all be soldiers, and forbade marriage. Valentin would realize the injustice of the decree and would continue directing the rite of marriage for young couples in secret until it would be discovered by Claudius who would imprison him by challenge.
According to legend, Valentine left a farewell letter to the jailer’s daughter who had fallen in love during his imprisonment, and this letter would be the first love letter Valentine. He left at the end of it his signature “From your Valentine”, a firm that subsequently become popular for couples who are sent cards with phrases valentine .
In 496 AD, Pope Gelasius decided that February 14 would be the day that it would honor St. Valentine.
Gradually the day on February 14 would becoming a date that was exchanged messages of love and Valentine became popular and became the patron of lovers.
Curious facts about Valentine:
By 1842 an artist and entrepreneur named Esther Howland popular greeting cards Valentine using traditional forms associated with that day are the heart and the figure of Cupid, the god of love in Roman mythology desire.
History and Facts About Valentine
In the Nordic countries the date of Valentine ‘s Day coincides with the date on which pair up and mate birds in that area and for this reason is seen as a symbol of love and creation.
In some countries like Latin America it is considered the day of love and friendship.
In Verona the city of Romeo and Juliet every Valentine ‘s celebration the most beautiful letter rewards of the letters that people send to Juliet. Each year they receive about 8,000 letters addressed to the personage created by Shakesperare and all are answered by the Club of Juliet a club formed by volunteers that respond to the sent letters
In Japan, Valentine custom dictates that women give chocolates to men, not only loved but to coworkers, friends, family … Men should correspond to detail a month later in the day known as White Day and the return gift must have more value than received
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