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Valentine’s Day. Why and How Do We Celebrate It?

We do this every February 14th, but have you ever wondered what is Valentine’s Day, why and how do we celebrate it? A bit of research shows that the world celebrates Valentine’s Day – the winter holiday of love – as a religious reminder of St Valentine, a Roman priest who married couples against Emperor Claudius’ order. Claudius was involved in endless wars with the enemies of the largest ancient empire and needed soldiers. In his vision, a soldier who had a wife and family was unreliable. So he declared marriage illegal. Valentine, a young priest in Umbria (Umbri, in...

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