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Have You Ever Eaten Lotus Fruit?


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For the contemporary Greeks, the lotus fruit is the Japanese persimmon, which seems loads like a massive, smooth, hairless peach. I have visible it growing in gardens inside the province of Lakonia inside the Peloponnese, Greece. personally, I am not keen on this specific lotus fruit, it is dry and leaves your mouth feeling as although it without a doubt wishes water. It tastes a little like vanilla.
Having tasted this fruit it’s far difficult to consider that it became this that so enthralled Odysseus and his team of adventurers. Of direction, it’s far reasonable to suppose that the ancient Greek hero stayed near his hometown, however, it’s far not going, given the variety of years it seemingly took him to get home after the Trojan battle.
it is more likely that he traveled to Asia and encountered the sacred lotus. The sacred lotus, so Homer wrote in ebook 9 of the Odyssey, brought on Odysseus and his fans to forget the cause of their journey, that is why some commentators have suggested that the lotus-eaters partook of the opium poppy.

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