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Brief Overview of Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day, rooted in both Christian and Roman traditions, honors St. Valentine, a martyr who defied Roman law to perform marriages. Celebrated on February 14th, the day evolved into a symbol of love and affection. Today, we exchange tokens of affection to commemorate St. Valentine’s legacy and express love in various forms. 💘
Interesting Facts About Valentine’s Day
- Origins of Red Roses: Red roses, commonly associated with love, are linked to Venus, the Roman goddess of love.
- Cupid’s Arrow: In Roman mythology, Cupid is the son of Venus. He’s often depicted with a bow and arrows, symbolizing the power of love.
- Chocolates and Love: Richard Cadbury introduced the first Valentine’s Day box of chocolates in the late 1800s. Today, chocolate remains a popular gift.
- Love Notes: The oldest known Valentine’s Day card dates back to the 1400s and is displayed in the British Museum. Handwritten notes were exchanged as expressions of affection.
- Valentine’s Day Around the World: While it’s widely celebrated, traditions vary. In South Korea, they have multiple days for expressing love, including one specifically for singles.
- Heart-Shaped Tradition: The heart shape became associated with love in the medieval era, and it was believed to be the source of all human emotions.
- Valentine’s Day Engagement: Valentine’s Day is a popular day for marriage proposals. According to a survey, around 6 million couples get engaged on February 14th in the United States.
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