Thursday, February 14, 2013

What is the Origin of Valentines Day

On the 14th of February every year lovers celebrate Valentines day. The question is... How did Valentines day come about? The most popular martyrology associated with Saint Valentine was that he was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians, who were persecuted under the Roman Empire; during his imprisonment, he is said to have healed the daughter of his jailer Asterius. Legend states that before his execution he wrote "from your Valentine" as a farewell to her.
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