Jean-Baptiste Tavernier’s Journey to Yerevan

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier’s Journey to Yerevan

French merchant and traveler Jean-Baptiste Tavernier visited the East six times – in particular, Turkey, Persia, and India – between 1631 and 1668. Tavernier not only conducted trade affairs but also made valuable notes about the cities he had visited, as well as made sketches that would be reproduced in the form of engravings. In …

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