[Sca-cooks] Apple or quince???

Johnna Holloway 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 


Suey wrote:
> 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?
> Suey
> _________

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