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[29] and on the upper floors of the houses there were large quantities of flat nuts, without any divisions.1 Out of these nuts, by boiling them and baking them into loaves, they made the bread which they used most. The Greeks also found wine, which by reason of its harshness appeared to be sharp when taken unmixed, but mixed with water was fragrant and delicious.

1 i. e., such as walnuts have. Xenophon probably means chestnuts.

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