The olive is a tree known since ancient times, with possible origin in the Eastern Mediterranean. Greek myth shows Athens as the homeland of the olive tree, since the first olive tree "Moria Elea" was planted by the goddess Athena on the Acropolis. It has also been an integral symbol of Peace, Victory, Honor and Unity since ancient times. It thus became a symbol of the Olympic ideal, since an olive branch was the only prize for the Olympians. The coronation with the olive branch had a symbolic meaning as it was considered to bring luck and divine protection to the crowned athlete.
In autumn, when the first rains begin, the thirsty soil begins to soften. That is when the farmers start plowing. A process that aims to fluff the soil to sow. So the field is ready to receive the new fruits and with the help of the rain to come the new harvest.
Basket weaving is one of the most ancient arts, with continuous and uninterrupted use to this day. These knitted handicrafts, which have not changed at all in terms of weaving and use since the Paleolithic era, are said to have originally originated from the manufacture of fish traps. In the protection of the Erechtheion, the Caryatids wear a basket on their head (basket), the pre-eminent emblem of the deities of vegetation and abundance: Demeter, Earth, Rhea and Hecate. Today, with the dominance of plastic, the art of basket weaving is declining. It is continued by some elderly people in various parts of the country.
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