Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Valentine's Day Mythology in Focus: How St. Valentine Came to be Eros

Well, it's Valentine's Day again.

Hopefully, everyone here will enjoy their day with somebody special.

Over the last few years, I began to try and take a deeper look into specific holidays like this, becoming fascinated with the history behind these individual holidays, to see how these holidays became what they are now.

I have done the same for Valentine's Day the last few years, but I ran into this article with some mythology/history on how Eros became St. Valentine, and it seemed worth sharing:

February Holidays Mythology II: How St. Valentine Became Eros Posted by Arthur George on February 11, 2016:

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