Question by  rachanap (30)

What is the origin of Valentine's Day?

Does it have something to do with the saint?


Answer by  jereviens (80)

It is believed it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who refused to give up Christianity,and was martyred for it. He died February 14, 269 A.D., and left a fairwell note signed "Your Valentine".


Answer by  amswplusone (652)

The Emporer of Rome declared young men had to join the army and not get married. Valentine, helped them marry anyway. Imprisoned, he performed a miracle and got a young girl's sight back. He was killed, and is thus honored for his sacrifice for others to enjoy their loves.

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