It is just possible that this hill is Mount Ararat
, and that Noah's Ark rested here, and he ate oysters and threw the shells overboard.
Here, then, is a puzzle for the learned," observed D'Artagnan, "until now they have never been able to agree as to the situation of Paradise; some place it on Mount Ararat
, others between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates; it seems that they have been looking very far away for it, while it was actually very near.
The Apple Orchard, Mount Ararat
Road, Highgate," Mary said, speaking slowly and rather strangely.
is one of Armenia's most stunning natural sights, with the dormant volcano located in the north.
As the legend goes, this place is where Noah's Ark came to rest after the deluge, instead of at Mount Ararat
Summary: "Perched above the vast Armenian plateau sits the majestic Mount Ararat
," a woman's voice says, guiding the audience through the birth of Armenian mythological god Vahagn and goddess Astghik in the opening of the documentary "Women of 1915.
Four enthusiasts, members of the Macedonian mountaineering club Annapurna--Ivica Mitrovik, Igor Markovski, Zdravko Dejanovic and Marina Stojmirova--climbed Mount Elbrus, Mount Ararat
and Mount Kazbek--all three higher than 5,000 meters - in just eight days.
Armenia boasts some of Europe's most stunning views, with the peak of Mount Ararat
dominating the country's skyline.
In his article, geologist Lorence Collins explains why a formation on Mount Ararat
that is celebrated to this day by some as the petrified remains of the wood of Noah's ark, is not the ark.
People are always amazed when I tell them that villages near Mount Ararat
see storms in winter that can snow them in for several days.
A sense of the enduring spiritual and emotional importance of the symbols of Armenian faith in the national consciousness--not least Mount Ararat
, with Noah's Ark at its summit, and the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin--is one of the revelations of 'Switzerland-Armenia: The Kalfayan Collection, on the Path of Memory'.
Gold carved and decorated with Armenian national motifs including Pomegranate which is the Armenian symbol of life, Crane which is our traditional symbol of exile that also represents the Armenian Diaspora and Mount Ararat
, the portrait of the Armenian People and Land, and the symbol of their survival.