Valentine’s Day probably has you thinking of flowers; Roses, chocolate, sextoys, cheese cakes, perfumes and heart-eye emojis, but before you start crafting Valentine’s Day cards and searching for the best gifts for your Valentine (and Condoms…lol!), you might be wondering why we actually celebrate on February 14.
So what’s valentine’s day about? Really why the fuss? Where did the name even come from? Why have romantics decided to Pick this name and February 14th date
Well contrary to how you see valentine as as a holiday that triggers shopping impulse for Sugary items and lovey dovey gifts, Valentine actually does have its roots.
There have been too many versions of this story; even scholars are contradicting themselves so much. We would try as much not to add to the injury with our Back story.
The day is named after St. Valentine. The New York Times said it is possible the love holiday was named after two men who were killed at different years on February 14th by Emperor Claudius II. It’s believed that the Catholic Church may have established St. Valentine’s Day in order to honor these men, who they believed to be martyrs. What’s more, it’s possible that one of these men, Saint Valentine of Terni, had been secretly officiating weddings for Roman soldiers against the emperor’s wishes, making him, in some eyes, a proponent of love.
A faction postulates that St Valentine did script the first love letter to a girl he fell in Love with during torture. He was later imprisoned for her torture. He wrote a letter to said lady and titled it “from your valentine”; this is where the commonly used tagline emanated from.
February 14 also happened to be considered the first day of spring in Britain, because it was the beginning of birds’ mating season—perfectly appropriate for a celebration of affection.)
Which theory seems most convincing to you?
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