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After the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers meet, what body of water do they empty into?
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It was in Armenia that the flood first abated, and the dove alighted.” Armenia—Hayastan—the biblical land of Ararat, source of the Tigris and Euphrates, land of Byron’s Eden, sits on the highlands of Eurasia, south of the Caucasus Mountains, cradled between the Caspian and Black Seas.
When Abraham, him self a monotheist from the Euphrates in the East, was in the vale of the Jordon in the far West, there came to him and blest him, Melchizedec, “ Priest of the Most High G od;” whilst not far off there was Abimelech and his people, with whom still dwelt “ the fear of the Lord.” This in Canaan itself, and in the very neighborhood of Sodom!
the transition zone from North Syrian basalt and limestone hills to the Southeast Turkey’s arid steppe landscapes around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, has historically been a zone of shifting cultural identities and the co-habitation of different ethnic and religious groups, including Arab, Kurdish, Syrian-Orthodox, Armenian, and other communities.
Their remains have been found from the borders of Egypt to the Euphrates and northward to Asia Minor, proving that they occupied a large part of West ern Asia and were a mighty race.
There was an Englishman among them who had presumably read his Bible, and he saw it was made of the ancient gopher wood of Scrip ture, which, as every one knows, grows only on the plains of the Euphrates.
His expedition up the Euphrates and over the Ararat was an expensive affair, but he got there, camped on the plateau and climbed the two peaks.