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Ever since Sappho planted roses at the shrine of Aphrodite, no flower has captured the imagination in quite the same way. Wherever it has grown, human beings have projected on to it their dreams and aspirations. Celebrated as a sacred symbol and as a token of womanhood, the rose unites Venus with the Virgin Mary, the blood of Christ with the sweat of Muhammad, the sacred and the profane, life and death, the white rose of chastity and the red rose of consummation.In The Rose, the acclaimed horticultural historian Jennifer ...

The Rose 2012, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781848871779

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The Rose 2011, Atlantic Books (UK), London, England

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The Rose 2010, Atlantic Books, London

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The Rose 2010, Callisto, London

ISBN-13: 9780857400208

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