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The Search For Noah's Ark
The Parent Company ^ | Kelly L. Segraves

Posted on 07/19/2007 10:57:32 AM PDT by Fennie

The first sightings of the ark in more modern times took place in 1856 when a group of English scientists climbed the mountain to search for the Ark. They asked a young Armenian boy, Haji Yearman, and his father to guide them up the mountain and show them the ark of Noah. Haji Yearman and his father did just that!

This upset the scientists, because their object was to prove that the ark was not there. These scientists were atheists, and they tried to burn the ark. They said it would not burn, so they tried to destroy it, but they could not.

Then they treatened Haji Yearman and his father with persecution if they ever told of this expedition. The scientists themselves took a death oath that they would never disclose their findings of the ark.

After the death of Haji Yearman, Mr. Williams moved to Brockton, Massachusetts, where he read a newspaper account telling of an English scientist who on his death bed stated that as a young man in 1856 he and two other scientist climbed the mountain of Ararat and saw the ark of Noah. The article states that the other two scientists had died but that this gentleman was troubled because they threatened a young Armenian boy and his father with persecution, and he wanted to get this off his chest before he died. The two accounts coincide, authenticating the expedition which took place -- and the finding of the ark in 1856...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: ararat; ark; catholic; conspiracy; cummings; irrefutableevidence; islam; noah; noahsark; postedinwrongforum; talltale; turkey
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1 posted on 07/19/2007 10:57:36 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

2 posted on 07/19/2007 11:01:54 AM PDT by ASA Vet
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To: Fennie

Globull Warming will reveal it........


3 posted on 07/19/2007 11:02:36 AM PDT by Red Badger (No wonder Mexico is so filthy. Everybody who does cleaning jobs is HERE!.......)
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To: Fennie

A most scholarly work. I’m convinced.


4 posted on 07/19/2007 11:03:51 AM PDT by mgstarr (KZ-6090 Smith W.)
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To: mgstarr
"If you talk to reporters about the ark we will get you, Hoyvan Clayvan!"
5 posted on 07/19/2007 11:09:17 AM PDT by Holicheese (Zap Razdowler Rules!)
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To: mgstarr

Purported Sightings of Noah’s Ark —

http://planetpreterist.com/modules.php?name=XForum&file=print&fid=3&tid=172%2...


6 posted on 07/19/2007 11:10:06 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie
The Ararat "Anomaly"


7 posted on 07/19/2007 11:11:45 AM PDT by samson1097
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To: mgstarr

Transcribed from the original crayola text.


8 posted on 07/19/2007 11:13:13 AM PDT by soupcon
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To: Fennie

Honestly I would love to believe The Ark is still there.

However in regards to this article the B.S. meter is just off the charts.


9 posted on 07/19/2007 11:14:03 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (New York Politicians do not think or believe like Americans! .....Fred Thompson -- 2008)
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To: samson1097

Maybe someone can find it on Google maps. Of course they may be part of a conspiracy to keep it from being disclosed.


10 posted on 07/19/2007 11:15:28 AM PDT by mgstarr (KZ-6090 Smith W.)
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To: Fennie

It must be true because of the death bed confession, right?


11 posted on 07/19/2007 11:15:56 AM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.com)
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To: samson1097

I’ve seen the documentaries about the “Ararat Anomaly” and frankly I don’t see it. I think anyone that says they do have never seen a mountain.


12 posted on 07/19/2007 11:16:50 AM PDT by Grunthor (Wouldn’t it be music to our ears to hear the Iranian mullahs shouting “Incoming!”?)
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To: Grunthor

13 posted on 07/19/2007 11:18:50 AM PDT by evets (Beer)
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To: Artemis Webb

Forbidden Arkeology
“ THE RIDDLE OF ARARAT “
By Robin Simmons

http://www.s8int.com/noahsark10.html


14 posted on 07/19/2007 11:21:32 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

That, is no anomaly.

15 posted on 07/19/2007 11:24:50 AM PDT by VaBthang4 ("He Who Watches Over Israel Will Neither Slumber Nor Sleep")
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To: mgstarr

There are another group of people who are just as serious and just as convinced that what is left of the Ark lies on a mountain in Iran.

see:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/07/060705-noahs-ark.html


16 posted on 07/19/2007 11:26:34 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: VaBthang4

correct. that is a ‘hoax’.


17 posted on 07/19/2007 11:30:21 AM PDT by Eddeche
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To: Fennie

They’ll never find it unless they are given the map and the key.


18 posted on 07/19/2007 11:32:05 AM PDT by RightWhale (It's Brecht's donkey, not mine)
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To: beer
I am that Armenian boy...

19 posted on 07/19/2007 11:36:33 AM PDT by evets (Beer)
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To: evets

20 posted on 07/19/2007 11:38:33 AM PDT by evets (Beer)
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To: Grunthor
frankly I don't see it...

Don't see anything?

just one of many photos over the decades. I've been following this for many decades.

Since I have not had, personally, the experience and explorations these people have had - over a couple hundred years - nor talked with any of them nor seen their evidence "in person", I can't sit here and armchair a 'definite' yeah or nay.

But to cavalierly dismiss all these studies and reports seems a bit disingenuous, at the least.

Below: Noah's Ark as described to a police artist by Georgie Hagopian, who saw the Ark twice in the early 1900's, when most of it was in one piece.

and in this photo - it appears to be looking directly down on an object (mid-left)that would look like the above sketch from above:

etc etc

21 posted on 07/19/2007 11:38:49 AM PDT by maine-iac7 ( "...but you can't fool all of the people all the time." LINCOLN)
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To: Fennie
Al Gore's next book, The Truth About Noah's Ark will prove that those English scientists really did find the ark in 1856.
22 posted on 07/19/2007 11:38:50 AM PDT by vox humana
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To: VaBthang4
It depends on what you call an ‘anomaly’.. that seems to be a granite upsurge where the softer rocks around it have eroded away. Nothing unusual there, you can see them in Colorado. At that, if you look behind the ‘anomaly’ you can see edges of several similar structures. The shape does seem odd in context of reading this into the story, but not when looked at in comparison to other geological formations.
23 posted on 07/19/2007 11:41:33 AM PDT by mnehring (Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit)
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To: VaBthang4
That, is no anomaly.

That is no boat, it's a pile of rocks.

24 posted on 07/19/2007 11:41:41 AM PDT by Rudder
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To: maine-iac7

I have no comment on the probability or possibility that such a thing exists.

That “object” should show up on Google Earth if it’s real.


25 posted on 07/19/2007 11:44:44 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (...."We're the govt, and we're here to hurt."....)
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To: Eddeche

....right. /eyeroll


26 posted on 07/19/2007 11:45:50 AM PDT by VaBthang4 ("He Who Watches Over Israel Will Neither Slumber Nor Sleep")
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To: Fennie

In an age when you can see nekked wimmon on google earth, it seems like something as big an ark would be fairly easy to spot.

It’s also possible to buy high res photos of any spot you choose. A lot cheaper than climbing mountains, at least for narrowing down the search.


27 posted on 07/19/2007 11:46:17 AM PDT by js1138
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To: maine-iac7
here's some animals that were on the ark:


28 posted on 07/19/2007 11:48:10 AM PDT by Eddeche
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To: Fennie

I enjoyed this story the first time I saw it, but it’s 30 years later and they still haven’t found the Ark.


29 posted on 07/19/2007 11:50:06 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: mgstarr
James Bryce, a British ambassador to Turkey, climbed the mountain in 1876 and found timbers. Now what is so important about finding wood on top of a mountain?

The wood found on this mountain is hand-hewn timber. Extremely hard and impregnated with a black substance, the wood is tooled, obviously a part of some building. It is buried in an ice cap, on top of a lava flow, upon a mountain where no trees are native to that mountain for a distance of 200 miles. If this timber is not from the ark, the interesting question is, what is the timber doing on top of this mountain? After having the timber examined, Bryce felt it was definitely from the ark of Noah

They've found Roman ships thousands of years old now, evidence that sailors may have been in the Mediterranean 14000 years ago, and the 'evidence' for Noah's Ark is a piece of wood on top of a mountain? Why is it some have to find physical evidence? Some sort of proof for the unbelievers? They could find a written tablet signed Noah and his three sons with a list of animals taken on the boat and many of the same would still not believe.

I just don't see the importance of it. I know what the Bible says happened and I believe that happened. Not sure how, or even how widespread the flood was but this reminds me of the story of Thomas. Is there an old boat up on top of a mountain? Don't know and really don't care. IF there is (and that's a big if) it probably belonged to one of the older cultures of the time in that region though and most likely not associated with the flood.

31 posted on 07/19/2007 11:55:49 AM PDT by billbears (Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it. --Santayana)
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To: Rudder
Does anyone ever take into consideration that the Bible originally doesn’t actually say the ark landed on ‘Mount Ararat’ but the ‘Mountains of Urartu’ (ie the entire range, not the specific mountain named Ararat (the Turks actually name it Agri Dagi.)

The name we call Ararat in the English translation of the Bible was assumed because the original text from the early copy said rrt and they made the association with the Ararat.

32 posted on 07/19/2007 11:57:27 AM PDT by mnehring (Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit)
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To: VaBthang4

that is a different ‘site’ than the ararat anomaly..it is supposedly half under ice-broken in half ON the mountain, not a rock formation looking like a boat a bit near the mountains..


33 posted on 07/19/2007 11:58:18 AM PDT by JSDude1 (Republicans if the don't beware ARE the new WHIGS! (all empty hairpieces..) :).)
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To: island_dreamer

I saw a show on the History Channel the other night that said that Adam had a wife before Eve. Do you believe this?


34 posted on 07/19/2007 11:59:29 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (New York Politicians do not think or believe like Americans! .....Fred Thompson -- 2008)
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To: VaBthang4

Where are the pics of crop circles?


35 posted on 07/19/2007 12:02:10 PM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: Artemis Webb

And there is a band named after that. What was that name...scratches head.


36 posted on 07/19/2007 12:06:06 PM PDT by doodad
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To: SaxxonWoods
Depends on when Google earth took the photos = the object is totally under ice for most of the year combined with almost constant cloud and ice mist cover.

here's some more

The Pentagon's 1949 Aerial Mission Over Mt. Ararat

http://www.noahsarksearch.com/porcher.htm">

as I said, I'm in no position, in my armchair, to pronounce yes or no on these myriad studies and unexpected happenstances over the past more than 100 years - There are, of course, proponents on either side- certainly the atheists among us have a vested interested in pooh-poohing it.

But millions of dollars, myriad expeditions by many countries, civilian, military and government - have thought something was there.

Bottom line, I don't know. And I suspicion, neither do you -

I also suspicion, if there is an Ark finally found on the mountain, it won't be GOOGLE that 'finds' it. LOL

37 posted on 07/19/2007 12:09:40 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ( "...but you can't fool all of the people all the time." LINCOLN)
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To: doodad
Lilith.

Actually it’s not a band per se. It was a touring group of female performers. I did kinda think Lilith (in the “documentary”) was hot though. :o)

Anyway I made my kid turn the channels as melding Hebrew myth into Old Testament text and claiming it is all one in the same kinda pissed me off.

38 posted on 07/19/2007 12:14:39 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (New York Politicians do not think or believe like Americans! .....Fred Thompson -- 2008)
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To: maine-iac7

“Depends on when Google earth took the photos = the object is totally under ice for most of the year...”

Under those conditions a wooden object would no longer exist in recognizable form. Perhaps as toothpicks...

“Bottom line, I don’t know. And I suspicion, neither do you..”

Agreed. That’s why I said I had no comment on the possible existence. I’m no atheist either, as an aside.

“I also suspicion, if there is an Ark finally found on the mountain, it won’t be GOOGLE that ‘finds’ it. LOL”

I can see my house quite well on it. Of course, my house has not been buried under ice half the year over and over again for thousands of years.


39 posted on 07/19/2007 12:24:43 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (...."We're the govt, and we're here to hurt."....)
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To: VaBthang4

Looks like rosie’s pookie!


41 posted on 07/19/2007 12:32:45 PM PDT by enraged
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To: island_dreamer
Were you there? Did you personally interview the “scientists” and the father & son to verify their reports? Have you ever been to Ararat to search for yourself? If not, your narrow-mindedness has run amock. Personally, I’m not sure what’s true about the ark, but I do believe in the possibility it exists, maybe at Ararat; I’m not closed minded to the idea.

Nice try yourself. The point I am making is..and I know this will come as a shock to you: Just because someone says something doesn't make it so!

But you miss the point, which is not surprising! How do you know there wasn't a Lilith in the Garden of Eden? Did you talk to Adam? Have you ever been to The Garden of Eden? Personally, I already know there was no Lilith there, I believe your narrow-mindedness has run amok!

More to the point...even though many historical places did at one time exist I know for a fact that they no longer do. The Colossus of Rhodes doesn't exist AND I DO NOT NEED TO GO THERE TO PROVE IT.

Can you even prove these "Scientist" existed? This all rings of Internet urban legend to me. There are many things I do not need to see to know they aren't there. You are the one being narrow minded by believing anything you hear then demanding someone prove it is NOT true. That's standing science on it's head. And before you go off on this being a matter of faith let me explain to you that faith has nothing to do with it. I take it as a matter of faith that the flood of Noah's day happened. I take it as a matter of faith that God commanded Noah to build the Ark that he did. I do not take it a matter of faith that a wooden boat has survived 6000 years on an environmentally brutal and earthquake prone mountain top.

42 posted on 07/19/2007 12:47:18 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (New York Politicians do not think or believe like Americans! .....Fred Thompson -- 2008)
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To: maine-iac7

“and in this photo - it appears to be looking directly down on an object (mid-left)that would look like the above sketch from above:”

I see a raving mid-left. I am not saying that it is NOT there, I don’t know. I’m saying that I don’t see it.


43 posted on 07/19/2007 12:47:50 PM PDT by Grunthor (Wouldn’t it be music to our ears to hear the Iranian mullahs shouting “Incoming!”?)
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To: maine-iac7

THE SEARCH FOR NOAH’S ARK

Drs. Lee Spencer and Jean Luc Lienard

SOURCE : http://origins.swau.edu/papers/global/noah/eng/index.html


44 posted on 07/19/2007 12:53:48 PM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

If all of these older expeditions found the ark and they went inside it and even photographed it (where are those photographs anyway?), doesn’t it seem that somebody mounting a modern expedition with all the science at our disposal now would have found the darn thing?


45 posted on 07/19/2007 12:59:48 PM PDT by gracesdad
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To: island_dreamer

I do NOT have “contempt for others who do not share my appreciation for BS”!!

I do on the other hand have contempt for you. :o)
Have a nice day.


47 posted on 07/19/2007 1:34:34 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (New York Politicians do not think or believe like Americans! .....Fred Thompson -- 2008)
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To: VaBthang4
Even though Fasold repudiated this as being the Ark, it's a pretty cool artifact.
48 posted on 07/19/2007 1:36:36 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Eddeche
correct. that is a ‘hoax’.

Nope, the picture he showed in the above post is no hoax.
49 posted on 07/19/2007 1:37:42 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: JSDude1; VaBthang4
that is a different ‘site’ than the ararat anomaly..it is supposedly half under ice-broken in half ON the mountain, not a rock formation looking like a boat a bit near the mountains..

It's not a "rock formation". It's definitely an artifact and has been assayed by ground penetrating radar and magnetometers. The fact that it is not on "Ararat" means nothing. It is in the Ararat range and there's nothing more specific than than mentioned in the Biblical account.
50 posted on 07/19/2007 1:41:27 PM PDT by aruanan
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