Valentines Day: History of the Heart Symbol | Time

It was said that a man who gave his love the garter of abride would be guaranteed faithfulness.

Chivalry - Medieval Life and Times

Starting with Daisy, she married Tom because all that he had was money. She was so aristocratic that she wouldn’t marry Gatsby while they were in love after the war. All that Daisy seemed to care about was having so comfortable of a life that I believe she forgot what love was until Gatsby showed up again. But this isn’t all true, Daisy was so impressed by Gatsby’s wealth that her greed once again...

The reward of having a successful marriage is knowing that your partnerloves you with all his/her heart.

Courtly Beauty Secrets from the 17th Century | The …

In the novel, Nick Carraway tells the story of Jay Gatsby, a handsome bachelor who has amassed a fortune as a racketeer in order to build a Long Island mansion and give fabulous parties that he hopes will enable him to win back the love of the married Daisy Buchanan.

Protestant writers treated sex as a normal part of conjugal relationships, a sign of love between husband and wife, rather than a failing that required a procreative purpose to excuse it.

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The heart of courtly love grew to demand a knight’s complete obedience to his mistress under his honor and courtesy, by means of taxing ordeals to prove his enduring commitment to her....

Renaissance Art: History, Characteristics

The fortune derived from the banking house founded by Giovanni de' Medici (c.1360-1429), with sixteen branches in the cities of Europe, was expended on this promotion of culture, especially by the two most distinguished members of the family, Cosimo, Giovanni's son (1389-1464), and his grandson Lorenzo (1448-92), who in their own gifts as men of finance, politics and diplomacy, their love of books, their generous patronage of the living and their appreciation of antiques of many kinds, were typical of the universality that was so much in the spirit of the Renaissance.