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In tradition of some nations milk had special meaning and it was offered to gods and spirits. Also, such habit was present in the culture of early Slavs. It survived as today forgiven habit of leaving a bit of milk on a small plate for caring fairies.
The first document which in quite detail presents the phases of cheese production is a Sumerian relief called ...”dairy plant decoration”. It is dated approx. 3 000 ACN. Cheese was known in Babylonia, but then it was considered luxury product.
Cheeses were very popular in the Byzantine Empire. They were very often eaten, as today, with bread. What is more, it was done by all status people, and in early period of the Byzantine, cheese was very often given to friends as a gift.
źródła: swiat-serow.pl, wikipedia, serypolskie.blox.pl, mleko.com