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" mentioned by Pliny as growing there in the first century of the Christian Era. In ancient times especially the olive was a tree held in the greatest veneration, for then the oil was employed in pouring out libations to the gods ; while the branches formed... "
The Sydney Magazine of Science and Art - Página 217
por Joseph Dyer - 1859
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A description and history of vegetable substances used in the arts, and in ...

1829 - 422 páginas
...warmest summers that it will produce fruit a little, which does not ripen, and is of very slight flavour. In ancient times, especially, the olive was a tree...held in the greatest veneration, for then the oil was more soft and delicate. The flowers are 'as delicate as the leaves: they come in little spikes from...
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A description and history of vegetable substances, used in the arts, and in ...

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain). - 1830 - 422 páginas
...warmest summers that it will produce fruit a little, which does not ripen, and is of very slight flavour. In ancient times, especially, the olive was a tree...formed the wreaths of the victors at the Olympic Games. It was also used in lubricating the human body. Some of the traditions say that it was brought out...
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A history of the vegetable kingdom

William Rhind - 1841
...wall at Camden house, near Kensington, succeeded so as, in 1719, to produce fruit fit for pickling. In ancient times, especially, the olive was a tree...the gods ; while the branches formed the wreaths of tin' victors at the Olympic Games. It was also used in lubricating the human body. Some of the traditions...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight - 1832
...amounted, in 1827, to about four thousand five hundred tuns, paying a duty of eight guineas per tun. In ancient times, especially, the olive was a tree...formed the wreaths of the victors at the Olympic Games. The Greeks had a pretty and instructive fable in their mythology, on the origin of the olive. They...
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Hall's Journal of Health, Volumen32

1885
...Marmora, is a plantation above two miles in extent, of very old trees, and supposed to be the same plants mentioned by Pliny as growing there in the first century of the Christian era. Some of these in Palestine are estimated at 2,000 years old. The olive also is a symbol of peace,...
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A History of the Vegetable Kingdom: Embracing the Physiology of Plants, with ...

William Rhind - 1857 - 720 páginas
...Marmora, is a plantation, above two miles in extent, of very old trees, and supposed to be the same plants mentioned by Pliny as growing there in the first century of the Christian era. The young olive bears fruit at two years old ; in six years it begins to repay the expense of...
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Florida Fruits and how to Raise Them

Helen Harcourt - 1886
...there is a -plantation over two miles in extent of very old trees, supposed to be the identical ones mentioned by Pliny as growing there in the first century of the Christian era. In Palestine, here and there, are olive trees estimated to be two thousand years old, and some of these,...
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Florida Fruits and how Raise Them

Helen Garnie] [Warner - 1886 - 343 páginas
...there is a plantation over two miles in extent of very old trees, supposed to be the identical ones mentioned by Pliny as growing there in the first century of the Christian era. In Palestine, here and there, are olive trees estimated to be two thousand years old, and some of these,...
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How Nature Cures, Comprising a New System of Hygiene; Also the Natural Food ...

Emmet Densmore - 1892 - 413 páginas
...grown in all parts of the shores of the Leva that are not apt to be visited by frosty winds. . . . " In ancient times, especially, the olive was a tree...formed the wreaths of the victors at the Olympic games. It was also used in lubricating the human body. Some of the traditions say it was brought out of Egypt...
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How Nature Cures: Comprising a New System of Hygiene; Also the Natural Food ...

Emmet Densmore - 1892 - 413 páginas
...grown in all parts of the shores of the Levant that are not apt to be visited by frosty winds. . . . " In ancient times, especially, the olive was a tree...formed the wreaths of the victors at the Olympic games. It was also used in lubricating the human body. Some of the traditions say it was brought out of Egypt...
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