Pliny tells us that the origin of the perfumes must be traced back to Persians. According to his observations they were always impregnated. They inherited the cultural heritage from their ancestors, the Medes, a people of magicians and scientists, experts in numerous art including cosmetics and perfumery. The Persian miniatures
The perfume has a more convincing force of persuasion than words, appearance and feelings. You can not refuse the force of persuasion of the perfume, it penetrates into us as the air we breath, penetrates into our lungs, fills us, dominates us totally, there is no way to oppose it.