The history of Valentine's Day [ANSWERS, February 11, 2019]

Who was Saint Valentine and why is he a symbol for romance and love?

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1. Life was harsh in the army and they longed for the comforts of home.  

2. B

3. He let soldiers get married in his church.

4. (i) False (ii) True (iii) Not Given

5. (i) lazy; (ii) conquered; (iii) harsh

6. Valentine touched the blind young woman’s eyelids and she was able to see again.

7. Beginning – soldiers; Middle – secret; emperor; End – letter; valentine

8. He had to stop helping soldiers to marry and pray to the gods of Rome. 

9. From your valentine

10. C