JOURNEY TO ARARAT
by Friedrich Parrot
Translated by William Desborough Cooley
with critical introduction by Pietro A. Shakarian
This is the re-publication of Journey to Ararat which was prepared with a new critical introduction, maps, and appendix by Pietro A. Shakarian. This massive work is an account of the first ascent of Mount Ararat by the German scholar and mountaineer Friedrich Parrot (University of Dorpat) and the great Armenian writer and national hero Khachatur Abovian in 1829.
This new edition also includes rare historical documents from Estonia and Armenia related to Parrot’s expedition.