Why is St Valentine celebrated on the 14th of February?

Some think that Valentine’s Day is on 14th February because this is the date when Saint Valentine died or was buried. Others believe that it is celebrated mid-February because it was an attempt by the Catholic church to christianize the celebrations of the pagan festival of fertility ‘Lupercalia’ which started on 15th February.

katenet_valentinesday2012a_2560

happy-valentines-day-heart-wallpaper

happy-valentines-day-ecards

Other searches:

  • pululya natak

The link between Valentine’s day and romance

It was not until the 14th century that this Christian feast day became definitively associated with love. According to UCLA medieval scholar Henry Ansgar Kelly, author of Chaucer and the Cult of Saint Valentine, it was Chaucer who first linked St. Valentine’s Day with romance.

Valentines-day-animated-wallpapers-7

valentines-day-2014-messages-for-friend

valentines-day-2013-hd-wallpapers1

Other searches:

  • without clothes couple image
  • wwwhdromancecom

How many flowers are sold on St Valentine’s day?

Each year 189million flowers are sold in U.S. on Valentine’s Day out of which approximately 110 million are red. So from where do all those flowers come? 60% of American roses are produced in California but on Valentine’s Day 90% flowers are imported from Columbia and Ecuador.

Valentines-Day-Card-Sayings-4

valentine-s-day-card-chocolate-horiz

valentine's day hearts-01birthday-wishes.blogspot.com-Valentines-Day-Hearts-1

 

Other searches:

  • dry flower status for wthasaap
  • whatsapp status on flowers
  • flowers pic for whatsapp
  • flowers status for watsapp
  • flowers whatsapp status
  • funmaza picture
  • instagram captions with flowers
  • wallpepar foolawar
  • whatsapp images:flowers

How did Valentine’s Day start?

Valentine’s Day is a very old tradition, thought to have originated from a Roman festival. The Romans had a festival called Lupercalia in the middle of February, officially the start of their springtime. It’s thought that as part of the celebrations, boys drew names of girls from a box. They’d be boyfriend and girlfriend during the festival and sometimes they’d get married. Later on, the church wanted to turn this festival into a Christian celebration and decided to use it to remember St Valentine too.

valentines_day_cupcakes_2

valentines_day_card_10836

valentines_day_card

Other searches:

  • i need some freaky girls whatsapp numbers that or in used

Chaucer’s Valentine’s Day

The medieval English poet Geoffrey Chaucer often took liberties with history, placing his poetic characters into fictitious historical contexts that he represented as real. No record exists of romantic celebrations on Valentine’s Day prior to a poem Chaucer wrote around 1375. In his work “Parliament of Foules,” he links a tradition of courtly love with the celebration of St. Valentine’s feast day–an association that didn’t exist until after his poem received widespread attention.

Happy_Valentine_Day_2015_video_songs

Happy Valentines Day SMS for Girlfriend

happy valentines day 2014