Wednesday, January 31, 2007
The History of Valentines Day
February 14th was traditionally dedicated to two ancient martyrs named Valentine. They are listed in early martyrologies under the date of February 14, which is likely the date of their deaths. There is a third St. Valentine from Africa who was also martyred on February 14, but he did not get a saint's day. Very little historically accurate information exists on any of these Valentines. On the other hand, it is the traditional day on which lovers express their love for each other; sending Valentine's cards, candy or flowers. The day is most closely associated with the mutual exchange of love notes in the form of "valentines". Modern Valentine symbols include the heart-shaped outline and the figure of the winged Cupid. There are lots of different stories related to Valentines Day. It is really exciting to know more about different kind of celebrations of the event within different cultures! Want to know more about it them? Do check out for the next posts.

Warm Wishes...
A cute card to wish your near and dear ones on this Valentine's Day.
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An Elegant Rose !
On Valentine's Day send this beautiful rose to a special person.
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