Valentine's Day
Cupid (Eros)

Why is Cupid associated with Valentine's Day?

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2010-03-21 20:04:10

Cupid (Greek: Eros) is associated with Valentines Day because he

is the god of sexual love/desire. His parents were the god of war

Mars (Greek: Ares) and the goddess of love Venus (Greek:

Aphrodite). Because of his mother being goddess of love, and

himself being the god of sexual desire, Cupid has become a big part

of Valentines Day. The way he would get people to fall in love with

each other was to shoot his special arrows at them.


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