History According to the Golden Legend, overbearing and cruel Roman emperor Claudius 2 came to the conclusion that a single man would be better to fight on the battlefield, and forbade men to marry. Saint Valentine was a regular doctor and a priest who sympathized crossed lovers. He blessed the marriage of men and women in secret from everyone. Soon the authorities learned about the activities of Valentine and sentenced to death. Saint Valentine met with the warden's daughter, Julia in detention. Enamored priest wrote his girlfriend a love-valentine before death. Confession was read after the execution, but she penalty occurred on 14February 269 years.
Interesting facts In Britain unmarried girls get up on February 14 before sunrise, stand near a window and look at passerby men. According to a belief, the first man whom they will see, is the promised. Valentine's Day is banned in Saudi Arabia under pain of heavy fines. I n Denmark romantic people send each other dried white flowers.
Each people mark St. Valentine's Day differently. British, for example, send love messages to St. Valentine's Day not only to friends and acquaintances, but also the pets. Japanese were more original - they remade on February 14 in peculiar "on March 8 for men" when gifts are received in the main the strong floor. In America these days 108 million roses sre sold, mostly red, and on the candy these days they spend 692 million dollars!
Symbols of the holiday Valentine's cards in the form of a scarlet heart are now very well-known as a symbolical gift on St. Valentine's Day. Creation of first "Valentine's Day card" attribute also to the duke Orleans in 1415. He sat in a dungeon and thus, probably, struggled with boredom, composing love messages to own wife. And the greatest distribution of a card - "Valentine's Day card" appeared in the XVIII century.
Valentine’s poems You’re in my thoughts and in my heart Wherever I may go; On Valentine’s Day, I’d like to say I care more than you know. Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet, And so are you. Roses are red; daisies are white; Valentine, you make every day a delight. Violets are blue; daffodils are yellow; Valentine, you make my heart jiggle like Jello!
Roses are red; daisies are white; Valentine, you make every day a delight. Violets are blue; daffodils are yellow; Valentine, you make my heart jiggle like Jello!
Conclusion People like this holiday, because it is hard to say, what else holiday is so popular as a St. Valentine's Day. This day people grant each other gifts and Valentine's Day cards. Our hypothesis is right, because p eople love Valentine’s Day and believe in love stories.