History of St. Valentine's Day

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Why did Emperor Claudius II ban marriage?

What did Valentine do that led to his imprisonment?

How did Valentine express his love for the jailer's daughter before his execution?

Why did Pope Gelasius I declare February 14th as St.Valentine's Day?

What is the historical origin of St. Valentine's Day?

What led to Valentine being imprisoned by Emperor Claudius II?

How did Valentine express his love for the jailer's daughter before his execution?

Why did Emperor Claudius II ban marriage?

What action by Pope Gelasius I officially established February 14th as St. Valentine's Day?

How do people typically celebrate St. Valentine's Day?

What symbolic gesture did Valentine become known for in relation to his love for the jailer's daughter?

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Test your knowledge on the origins and history of St. Valentine's Day, a celebration of love and appreciation on February 14th each year. Learn about the priest named Valentine who defied Emperor Claudius II's ban on marriage in ancient Rome.

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