The origin of valentines day

Bruce Hu, Writer

Valentine’s day is a day of love, romance, flowers, chocolates, and greeting CARDS. A dinner date on valentine’s day usually represents the key to a relationship

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People all know the valentines day, but there is only a little people know the origin of valentines day.Image result for valentine's day

The holiday has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February.

The festival, which celebrated the coming of spring, included fertility rites and the pairing off of women with men by lottery. At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I replaced Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day.