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Ḏj̲abal D̲j̲ūdī or Ḏj̲ūdī Dag̲h̲ , a lofty mountain mass in the district of Bohtān, about 25 miles N.E. of D̲j̲azīrat Ibn ʿUmar, in 37° 30′ N. D̲j̲ūdī owes its fame to the Mesopotamian tradition, which identifies it, and not Mount Ararat, with the mountain on which Noah’s ark rested. It is practically certain from a large number of Armenian and other writers that, down to the 10th century, Mt. Ararat was in no way connected with the Flood. Ancient Armenian tradition certainly knows nothing of a mountain on which the ark rested; and when one is mentioned in later Ar…

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Streck, M., “D̲j̲ūdī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 14 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2106>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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