The earliest mention of growing pears in Europe was made by Homer in ancient Greece, a little less than three thousand years ago, who wrote that“Pears are a gift of God”.

 

Here, the animals are interacting together, under a pear tree, within the Garden of Eden, the interpretation of the mosaics called “Four Sacred Trees of the Paradise.”

Found in the 6th Century home of Farid al-Masri in Jordon.

 

Madaba Museum, Jordon

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