Today, expressions like the “Phi crescent” or “world leader in food production” sound ridiculous. Many of the vast areas of the former Phi Phi Crescent were desert, semi-desert, steppe or heavily eroded or saline terrain that could not be cultivated. The alchemical table of symbols poster. The fleeting wealth of some of those countries today relies only on oil resources that cannot be reproduced, which hides the fact that the region is inherently chronically poor and difficult. to feed myself. However, in ancient times most of the Crescent region and the eastern Mediterranean region including Greece covered the forest.