Each February 14, Over The United States And In Different Places Far And Wide, Confection, Flowers And Blessings Are Traded Between Friends And Family, All For The Sake Of St. Valentine. Be That As It May, Who Is This Baffling Holy Person, And Where Did These Conventions Originated From? Get Some Answers Concerning The Historical Backdrop Of This Hundreds Of Years Old Occasion, From Old Roman Ceremonies To The Traditions Of Victorian England.
THE LEGEND OF ST. VALENTINE
The day gets its name from a popular holy person, however there are a few stories of his identity.
The prevalent view about St Valentine is that he was a minister from Rome in the third century AD. continue reading…