The wheat product is a staple of the Fertile Crescent and popular in pilafs, tabbouleh, kibbeh and a variety of other dishes.
They were first raised in the Fertile Crescent, an area that includes present-day Syria, Turkey and Iraq.
Mesopotamia was the ancient civilization that is known for being located in the fertile crescent region of what is now called Iraq.
This area, the northern edge of the Fertile Crescent, provided enough of a mild climate and rain to be a suitable environment for horses.
The Garden of Eden used to be a fertile crescent but now a dry desert, and this shows how humans and the Earth have adapted throughout life.
The Druids and Shamans, from the Fertile Crescent to the British Isles and all points in between, practiced visualization.
Those in the Fertile Crescent had the biggest share in plants.