Santa Valentine: how the tales of the saints mixed and produced Valentine’s Day

Santa Valentine: how the tales of the saints mixed and produced Valentine’s Day

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Two Valentines, in scenes created by Brazilian designer Cícero Moraes

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Two Valentines, in scenes created by Brazilian designer Cícero Moraes

When he was emperor of Rome, Marcus Aurelius Claudius (214-270) determined to not permit troopers to marry – he understood {that a} warrior with out household ties was much less afraid, as a result of he was much less afraid to threat his life.

It’s mentioned {that a} bishop named Valentim, as a result of he believed in love, continued to have a good time marriage bonds among the many military, thus disrespecting the royal decree.

There are additionally accounts of a non secular named Valentim who unfold roses within the streets. And the tales say that there was a Valentine who minimize leather-based hearts and gave them to the troopers, in order that they may take a look at such playing cards and bear in mind their family members.

And even the story that Reverend Valentine opposed the plans of influential relations and, realizing that there was an actual feeling, was accepted to rearrange the union between a younger Christian and his pagan bride.

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