This website uses cookies

Cookies remember you so we can give you a better service online. By using this website or closing this message, you are agreeing to our Cookies noticeClose
Skip to content
« back to encyclopedia search results

Garden of Eden

The "garden" written about in the Old Testament book of Genesis, and in the Koran, in which Adam and Eve were placed after the Creation.

They were supposedly expelled for disobediently eating the forbidden fruit.

Christian"s have been led to believe that this was an apple, and Moslem"s a banana; but both these are unlikely, if not impossible. However, fruit growing at that time in the area included apricots, lemons (known in medieval times as "Persian apples", dates (then called "finger apples" and pomegranates ("apples of Carthage"). See 'Darwin, Charles Robert'

If you enjoy cooking take a minute to look at ‘Simon Scrutton French Cookery Classes’ on Google – and learn how to make top class bistro-style dishes. Classes take place in the beautiful Charente region of France & can be combined with a holiday, they are suitable for beginners upwards. Especially for those hoping to open their own restaurant. Small classes.

Reviews / Comments

Not yet reviewed

Be the first to add a review

garden of eden
garden of eden