Medieval romance

Indulge in the enchanting world of medieval romance and let your imagination soar. Explore top ideas for creating a romantic and whimsical atmosphere inspired by the medieval era.
Mostly we indulge our chocolate addictions (champagne truffles!).  I know, I know, not unlike every other damn day of the year but today the goods come in heart shape boxes.  Tell Me a Story: Pagan Hearts Art, Illustrators, Florence, Art And Illustration, Middle Ages, Artist, Pre Raphaelite Art, Arthurian, Romantic Art

Just like Christmas and Easter, Valentine’s Day has its roots in all things pagan. Celebrated at the ides of February, or February 15, Lupercalia was a fertility festival dedicated to Faunus, the Roman god of agriculture, as well as to the Roman founders Romulus and Remus. ~~snip~~ Lupercalia survived the initial rise of Christianity and but was outlawed—as it was deemed “un-Christian”–at the end of the 5th century, when Pope Gelasius declared February 14 St. Valentine’s Day. Ah yez, another…

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Donna Maderer