What is the Origin of Valentines Day?


The origin of Valentine's day seems to be a bit of a muddle. Some say that it began as a fertility holiday named Lupercalia. Some say that it began with one of the three Saint Valentines there were. Look here for more information:
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Valentine's Day has its origins in the ancient Roman fertility festival of Lupercalia, and was associated with St. Valentine and February 14th by Pope Gelasius around 498 A.D.
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