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By Rick Antonson

Acclaimed go back and forth author Rick Antonson units his adventurous compass on Mount Ararat, exploring the region’s lengthy historical past, non secular mysteries, and intricate politics.

Mount Ararat is the main fabled mountain on the earth. For millennia this massif in japanese Turkey has been rumored because the resting position of Noah’s Ark following the good Flood. however it additionally performs an important position within the longstanding clash among Turkey and Armenia.

Author Rick Antonson joined a five-member day trip to the mountain’s approximately 17,000-foot summit, hiking along a contingent of Armenians, for whom Mount Ararat is the stolen image in their state. Antonson weaves brilliant historic anecdote with unforeseen shuttle vignettes, no matter if tracing previous climbing makes an attempt at the top, recounting the genocide of Armenians and its unresolved debate, or depicting the Kurds’ pursuits for his or her personal nation’s borders, which a few say should still contain Mount Ararat.

What unfolds in Full Moon Over Noah’s Ark is one man’s odyssey, a story informed via many tales. beginning with the flooding of the Black Sea in 5600 BCE, via to the Epic of Gilgamesh and the contrasting narratives of the good Flood recognized to fans of the Judaic, Christian and Islamic religions, Full Moon Over Noah’s Ark takes readers in addition to Antonson during the shadows and wide landscapes of Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Armenia, laying off gentle on a bothered yet interesting quarter of the world.

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