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Saint Valentine

Saint Valentine

  • Title: Saint Valentine
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  • ISBN : 9781590781814
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 32 pages


Every February 14 we exchange cards and flowers as expressions of love Valentine s Day is among our most popular holidays, But what do the words Be my valentine mean Who was Valentine We know he lived in third century Rome, during the reign of Claudius II We know that he was a Christian priest But he lived during a period of military anarchy, when many of Rome s rec Every February 14 we exchange cards and flowers as expressions of love Valentine s Day is among our most popular holidays, But what do the words Be my valentine mean Who was Valentine We know he lived in third century Rome, during the reign of Claudius II We know that he was a Christian priest But he lived during a period of military anarchy, when many of Rome s records were destroyed The facts of Valentine s life have been lost to history What survive, however, are legends And legends often contain the residue of truth Ann Tompert beautifully weaves together the most enduing stories of Valentine to create a tapestry of the saint s life, while Kestutis Kasparivicius s illustrations take the reader back to ancient Rome Together, author and illustrator pierce the historical fog that surrounds Saint Valentine to offer a glimpse of the man whose life remains a mystery


Author Ann Tompert




Saint Valentine Reviews (12)

  • I just read this book to my children It is a wonderful book about St Valentine. [..]

  • This is a beautifully written and illustrated book about St Valentine It tells about his clandestine life where he helped to secretly support persecuted Christians Although the story is based on legends it is grounded in truth This book couldn t be read in a public school but if you are in a parochi [..]

  • Summary The Life of St Valentine Much of what is known is legend, but that is made clear in the book.Why I Read This With the approach of Valentine s Day, this was a recommended book.Review I liked this It actually taught me about St Valentine, including helping me realize why he s associated with [..]

  • This is my favorite book that I ve read about Saint Valentine Pictures and story were great..krb 2 9 17 [..]

  • In the story of Saint Valentine, the setting took place in Rome, which was crucial for the story given its time period This book unfolds to explain the known life of Saint Valentine who was a Christian in a time when people still worshiped Roman gods He did works of Christianity in private, but when [..]

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