HAPPY VALENTINES DAY
Happy VALENTINE'S DAY
Valentine day is a blend of roman festival and Christian martyrdom. St Valentine was the 3rd century roman priest who performed secret marriages against orders from emperor Claudius 11.
Legend says valentine sent a friend a note signed from your valentine before he was executed on Feb. 14 in 270 AD In 496 AD ,pope gelasius named Feb 14 in honor of st Valentine as patron saint of Lovers.
In wales wooden love spoons were carved and given as gifts hearts, keys and keyholes were favourite decorators that meant , you unlock my heart in the middle ages young men and women names form a bowl and wore them on their sleeves for one week for others to know how they felt. In same countries If a young women accepted a gift of clothing from a young man it mean, she would marry him
DID you know:-
- (a) The first valentine card was sent in 1415 by the Duke ofurleans to his wife when he was imprisoned in the lower of London
- (b) An Indian prince sent the most expensive valentine card, which was sent in a carved worry surrounded diamonds and cost 2,50,000 pounds.
- (c) Verona the Italian city of lovers if shake sphere Romeo and Juliet receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every valentine day.
- (d) 60 percent of men say they would like to receive flowers on valentine day.
- (e) 62 % of women prefer colored roses other than red.