The ancient Greeks adored the olive from the twilight of history, and even in prehistoric times they used olives in medicine, cooking, religion and many other aspects of every day life. Many famous Greek men, including Homer, Aristotle, Hippocrates, Dioskourides, Pausanias and other, studied the special features of the olive tree.
Until today, scientists, botanologists, archaeologists and geologists have been trying to peel away the secrets of the olive and its uses in Ancient Greece.
In this book through paintings, activities and amusing texts you will find out how the ancient Greeks used the olive... let yourself be surprised by the facts, as the olive is still used today in multiple ways and in many cases in the same ways that it was used back then!
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