World History Moment: Valentine’s Day And A Roman Emperor

Valentine’s Heart Flowers
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Valentine’s Heart Flowers
Peggy2012CREATIVELENZ / Flickr

World History Moment: Valentine’s Day And A Roman Emperor

Some historians believe Valentine’s Day got started with a marriage ban and a Roman emperor in 269 AD.

Historian John Schmidt fills us in on the origins of Valentine’s Day.