Monthly Archives: June 2011

Dionysus and the Rose

Dionysus and the Rose   The rose is a very ancient flower. Fossils of rose leaves, shoots, thorns and buds are found as far back as from the Tertiary period. The rose has thus flourished on Earth for more than … Continue reading

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Psito Kréatos

Psito Kréatos   Marigold, Calendula officinalis, is probably native to southern Europe. Nobody knows for sure as it has been cultivated a very long time. We know that the flower was very popular with the ancient Greeks. In Greek mythology, … Continue reading

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