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Valentine’s Day Facebook Covers For Students

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Valentine’s Day celebration was first started to be celebrating every year as a grand celebration by the early Christian saint named Valentinus or Saint Valentine. The history behind the celebration of Valentine’s Day is associated with the most popular Christian saint, Saint Valentine.

According to the history, once he sent to the prison as he was involved in the act of soldiers weddings who were not allowed to marry and mistreated in the Roman Empire. He said goodbye to all before his end of life by writing a letter which was signed as “Your Valentine”. From then it was started celebrating as a Valentine’s Day on his last day to commemorate him. Now, it has become an official feast day for Anglican Communion and the Lutheran Church. At some places it is celebrated on different dates (Eastern Orthodox Church on 6th of July and Bishop of Interamna on 30th of July).

Earlier it was related to the romantic love however, during 18th century in England, it became an occasion expressing the love to the loved one’s by presenting gifts, rose flowers or greeting cards written Valentine’s Day messages. Some of the people also present their handwritten valentines messages or greeting cards with valentine’s pictures.

Another historical fact about the celebration of this event is; earlier the Christian martyrs were called as the Valentine who were honored and remembered on 14th of February every year. They were the Valentine of Rome, priests of Rome who were sacrificed and buried on the Via Flaminia a day whereas the Valentine of Terni, bishop of modern Terni who were martyred under the Emperor Aurelian and buried on the Via Flaminia a day.

After their sacrifice their historical objects and remnants were kept in the Church to honor and remember. One of the Saint Valentine’s head was kept safely to the abbey of New Minster, Winchester to honor and worship. Now, it is continued to be celebrating as a St Valentine’s Day as an annual event in the variety of Christian denominations to commemorate the Christian martyrs.

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