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Aragats
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Copyright: Herbert Madriaga (svperbugoy) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 21 W: 1 N: 7] (118)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-05-20
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/1.8
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-05-31 4:46
Viewed: 262
Points: 1
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Book of Jubilees (7:1) specifies that the Ark came to rest on one of the peaks of the "Mountains of Ararat" called "Lubar".

In the book, Antiquities of the Jews, Josephus wrote:

“ the ark rested on the top of a certain mountain in Armenia ... However, the Armenians call this place, αποβατηριον 'The Place of Descent'; for the ark being saved in that place, its remains are shown there by the inhabitants to this day. Now all the writers of barbarian histories make mention of this flood, and of this ark; among whom is Berossus. For when he is describing the circumstances of the flood, he goes on thus: "It is said there is still some part of this ship in Armenia, at the mountain of the Cordyaeans; and that some people carry off pieces of the bitumen, which they take away, and use chiefly as amulets for the averting of mischiefs." Hieronymus the Egyptian also, who wrote the Phoenician Antiquities, and Mnaseas, and a great many more, make mention of the same. Nay, Nicolaus of Damascus, in his ninety-sixth book, hath a particular relation about them; where he speaks thus: "There is a great mountain in Armenia, over Minyas, called Baris, upon which it is reported that many who fled at the time of the Deluge were saved; and that one who was carried in an ark came on shore upon the top of it; and that the remains of the timber were a great while preserved. This might be the man about whom Moses the legislator of the Jews wrote." (I.3.5-6, trans. William Whiston) ”


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  • jackal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 777 W: 26 N: 808] (9452)
  • [2018-05-31 18:09]

Hi Bugoy,
A good example of leading lines but unfortunately they don’t lead to the subject, they lead your eye away from the mountains, also is that a mark on the road or your lens?
Cheers
Jack

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