Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Not sure I agree with this, but this website opines that the origin of Valentine's Day is actually the Roman festival Lupercalia.
I have heard numerous times that Imbolc is in fact derived from Lupercalia (my own coven includes an invocation of Pan and a ritualized mutual scourging the High Priest and the coveners), but not this conection...
(The image is a painting by Jon Foster.)
planted by Peg at 1:51 PM