Day: September 15, 2018

Mountains of Ararat – Here, People Looked for Redemption

Armenia from times immemorial has attracted travelers and pilgrims. Back in the 1st century AD, Romano-Jewish scholar, historian, and hagiographer Titus Flavius Josephus compared the Ararat mountains with a pier. The visits of foreigners became particularly frequent in the Middle Ages. In Armenia, people have looked for redemption and made reports for the high clergymen

The Endangered Armenian Mouflon

The Armenian mouflon is a mouflon species indigenous to the Armenian Highlands, though it is also spread in the steppes of Iran. Armenian mouflons are commonly found in open mid- to high-altitude areas and in rocky mountains. These wild species of sheep spend the summer in the highest areas they can reach that are typically