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Confucius, 551 BC to 479 BC, reported how the Imperial Chinese library had many books on Roses. Ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia mentioned Roses inside a cuneiform tablet (a head unit of writing) printed in approximately 2860 BC.
Roses were considered essentially the most sacred flowers in ancient Egypt and were utilized as offerings to the Goddess Isis. Roses seemed to be found in Egyptian tombs, where these were formed into funeral wreaths.
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