Valentine week, the most awaited week of the year for all the couples. The International Day of Love, the Day of Friendship, Valentine’s Day, is celebrated in honor of Valentine’s Day every year, on February 14th. It is not a holiday in our country although it should be in all hearts because LOVE is always written in capital letters. Don’t forget to follow me- Missbutterscotch on Instagram.
Valentine week, do you know the origin of Valentine’s Day, there are several interesting theories about the origin of this celebration. The Romans celebrated the day of love in memory of the Greek god Eros, whom they called Cupid, making offerings and petitions to this singular god.
Valentine week, in the Nordic countries, on these winter dates the birds’ mate and mate. This rite of birds is considered as a symbol of love and creation. In England, known is the traditional “Valentines” party in which men and women were chosen to form couples.
Valentine week, there are those who establish the origin in the history of Saint Valentine, a Roman doctor who became a priest in the Rome of Emperor Claudius in which Christianity was persecuted. Time when soldiers could not marry because the emperor believed that on the battlefield the performance of singles was greater.
Valentine week, Valentine secretly married couples who asked for it. It was for this reason imprisoned by Aureliano, Claudius’s successor. He tells one of the legends that he fell in love with the jailer’s blind daughter, another account that converted her to Christianity.
Valentine week, Valentines pattern of the lovers was beheaded on February 14 and buried as a martyr of the Roman persecution. The tradition of making gifts among lovers is more recent. Around 1840 Mrs. Howland began selling the first Valentine’s postcards, known as “Valentines”, with drawings of hearts. Thus began the tradition of lovers giving gifts. The cards were evolving to another type of presents. Whatever the origin of this celebration, it is still an occasion to show our love to the beloved person.