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Valentine's day

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A brief history of Valentine's Day and its relevance nowadays

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Valentine's day

  1. 1. 14 February 269www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  2. 2. Valentin versus Claudius IIClaudius II (213-270) www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  3. 3. Secret marriagesValentin as bishop at Claudius II the Gothic AgeProhibition of marryingValentine is taken to prison www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  4. 4. The tradition of sending valentines www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  5. 5. Pagan originsLupercaliaPan, a god who is everywhere in natureFebruary ( purification): Februa , straps www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  6. 6. Lupercalia www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  7. 7. Other love images in Ancient RomeCupid/Eros and his mother Venus/Aphrodite www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  8. 8. Rather popular couplesEros et PsiquePyramus and ThisbeTristan and IsoldeRomeo and JulietDon Juan Tenorio et InésGeorge and the meringue moon www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  9. 9. Some activitiesRomantic dinersWarm evenings by the fireplaceEtc… www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  10. 10. FlowersCharles II of Sweden introduced the Persian custom of "the language of flowers” in 1700sThe red rose is Venus’s favourite flower.Tulips and daffodils are also popular. www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  11. 11. Symbols www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  12. 12. FoodOur favourite gastroblog has got an entire list of recipes to impress your partner on this special occasion.http://www.cocinandoconcatman.com/search/label/San%20 www.teachingenglishbyfran.com
  13. 13. I wish you a day full of lovingmoments www.teachingenglishbyfran.com

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