International Conference "Sharing Myths, Texts and Sanctuaries in the South Caucasus: Apocryphal Themes in Literatures, Arts and Cults from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages"
The aim of this conference is to inaugurate the study of the South Caucasus regarded as an organic cultural space. By the South Caucasus we imply the vast region that stretches from the Black Sea in the west to the Caspian Sea in the east and from the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus in the north to Lake Van in the south. At its centre rises Mount Ararat which in Biblical exegesis, in mythology, in popular etymology, in the shaping of sacred space and in visual arts has since remote antiquity been associated with the universal flood and with the descent of Noah’s ark.... mehr
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