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The Beautiful Pomegranate

 

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The beautiful pomegranate has been a part of our culture for millennia. It was used by the Egyptians as medicine, and appears in the mythology and literature of the ancient Greeks and Romans and looms large in Judeo-Christian literature and art as well. Native to the Middle East, South Asia and parts of the Mediterranean, its cultivation has spread through centuries of trading and exploration to Egypt, China, Western Europe and the new world, especially California, introduced there in the eighteenth century by Spanish settlers. Continue »