Valentine's day has its roots in antiquity much that was established in 496 by Pope Gelasius I replaced it the original pagan feast of lupercalia, "in which fertility rites celebrated, dedicating the 14 February to the Saint and martyr Valentine to whom are attributed some miracles that gave her the reputation of Holy love.
Saint Valentine's understood as a modern and centered on the exchange of messages and gifts of love dates back to the 15th century and is attributed to Charles of Orleans, who during his captivity after the defeat at the battle of Agincourt, wrote love poems to his wife Valentina. It spread mainly in France and England, but soon this tradition became important throughout the rest of the world so much that in the 19th century American businessmen began a real industrial production of love tickets.
Valentine's day is still very much felt and celebrated around the world. Never miss an opportunity to celebrate in one of the most beautiful and romantic citàà in the world: Florence.
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