The Art of Romance: Valentines Day!

Series: Life as Art | Story 28

February 1, 2024

Yes! Yes! Yes! It’s almost that time - Valentine’s Day.

The card isle is filled with people picking up and putting down cards,(some smiling or furrowed brows) searching for the perfect words to convey love. Before the mad rush for the perfect card and gifts, before the vibrant reds and pinks adorned the aisles, there was St. Valentine.

Saint Valentine, officially known as Saint Valentine of Rome, is a third-century Roman saint widely celebrated on February 14 and commonly associated with “courtly love.” Although not much of St. Valentine’s life is reliably known, Valentine’s Day...

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