Author 'Diamise' (Id 190208 ) : I wanted to do honor to St. Valentine, without whom this festival would not exist. I tell you about his life in the image.
Valentine's day, before being a saint, was a roman priest by the name of Valentine living under the reign of the Emperor Claude II (Iii S. Apr-JC). Rome was engaged in military campaigns and bloody. Claudius II, also known as Claude the Cruel, having difficulty recruiting soldiers to join his legions, decided to prohibit the marriage thinking that the reason why the romans refused to fight was their attachment to their women, and respective homes. In spite of the orders of the Emperor, Valentine continued, however, to celebrate weddings. When claudius II learned of the existence of these marriages secret, he imprisoned Valentine. It was during his stay in prison Valentine made the acquaintance of the daughter of his jailer, a blind girl who, it is said, he gave back sight and sent a letter, before being beheaded, signed ' Your Valenti