[Sca-cooks] Apple or quince???
johnnae at mac.com
Mon Aug 24 13:07:00 PDT 2009
There are books and sources that allege that it was the quince
in the Garden of Eden.
Also I've come across accounts where the forbidden fruit was the
> Over the centuries there has been confusion between the apple and
> quince as it has been called the "golden apple." Although it can be
> found still growing wild, during the Middle Ages, Greeks and Italians
> cultivated it and it spread throughout the Mediterranean and Europe.
> Perhaps Paris gave Aphrodite quince and not an apple. What about Eve?
> Was there a quince tree in the Garden of Eden?
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