History Rose – Legends and Symbols of Roses

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History Rose – Legends and Symbols of Roses.

Rose is one of the most beautiful flowers. It is considered a noble flower and not infrequently, the flower of love and elegance.



Rose can be considered as king of the flowers and that for good reason.As animals have a king, lion, so the flowers have a king, rose. Here are some legends about the appearance of the rose, the colors and spins it, close the  and certainly attract the attention of those who appreciate the flowers, as happened with me.

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History of rose  

Roses have a long and colorful history. There are fossils of roses, evidence that they existed 35 million years. Currently there are over 30,000 species of roses. Growing in the garden of these flowers began about 5000 years ago and most likely in China.

Rose is first mentioned in a note ancient Sumerian. The text says that a small number of trees was brought to the Akkadian king Sargon I, in an expedition undertaken beyond the Tigris and planted in his garden.

In Europe, responsible for bringing Rose seems to be Alexander the Great, who, after a war in Persia, brought with him many treasures, including roses. Herodotus is not but believe that Alexander the Great, but Midas, the mythical king, brought flowers on Greek soil.

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