There are two theories about the origin of melon: some experts think that is native to South Asia and others attribute his birth to the African continent, in fact there are representations of this fruit in Egyptian tombs from 4,400 years ago. He entered Spain through trade routes coming into the port of New Carthage (now Cartagena) in the centuries of Roman rule in the Iberian Peninsula (the BC-IV AD). Horticulture manuals written in this period as shown Romans ruled melon cultivation, as described as musky served with other, thus increasing sweetness. Muslims also knew their properties because of their beliefs says 'that satisfy your stomach with melons are filled with light'.

Middle and Modern Ages
During the Middle Ages were introduced in Europe, particularly in France, where the court accompanied the muscatel wine consumed.
Already in the Modern Age Columbus introduce them in America, but in the fifteenth and sixteenth its size would be less than at present.
There are two theories about the origin of melon: some experts think that is native to South Asia and others attribute his birth to the African continent, in fact there are representations of this fruit in Egyptian tombs from 4,400 years ago. He entered Spain through trade routes coming into the port of New Carthage (now Cartagena) in the centuries of Roman rule in the Iberian Peninsula (the BC-IV AD). Horticulture manuals written in this period as shown Romans ruled melon cultivation, as described as musky served with other, thus increasing sweetness. Muslims also knew their properties because of their beliefs says 'that satisfy your stomach with melons are filled with light'.

Middle and Modern Ages
During the Middle Ages were introduced in Europe, particularly in France, where the court accompanied the muscatel wine consumed.
Already in the Modern Age Columbus introduce them in America, but in the fifteenth and sixteenth its size would be less than at present.

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