Pomegranate: A Global History (Edible) by Damien Stone PDF

By Damien Stone

ISBN-10: 1780237499

ISBN-13: 9781780237497

Juicy, crunchy, tart: with its multitude of seeds and juice reminiscent of blood, it’s no longer not easy to work out why the pomegranate has so appealed to the mind's eye. After being held in excessive esteem within the rituals of the polytheistic religions of the traditional global, the pom-­egranate got here to be respected in Christianity, Islam and Judaism. This publication explores how humans all through background interacted with pomegranates, that includes a forged of famous characters from the Ashurnasirpal to Anne Boleyn, from Sandro Botticelli to Salvador Dalí. it's a cornucopia of wierd and engaging anecdotes approximately this very certain fruit whose health and wellbeing merits are so extremely popular today.

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