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shocked to the (dis)core

Apparently, the Greek χρυσομηλιά (chrysomelia) and Latin pomum aurantium both literally describe oranges as "golden apples."

Eris' apple of discord, an orange?

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mackatlaw
May. 22nd, 2008 08:48 pm (UTC)
Cool
That's very interesting!

Now it makes me wonder about the fruit in the Garden of Eden story. . .
cussedness
May. 22nd, 2008 10:56 pm (UTC)
Troy burned over an orange?
kaolinfire
May. 22nd, 2008 11:01 pm (UTC)
That's what I'm getting from this. :)
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