Origin/Historian/Author: Nicolaus Damascenus
Source: Ancient Fragments, I.P. Cory

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There is above Minyas in the land of Armenia a very great mountain which is called Baris, to which it is said that many persons retreated at the time of the Deluge and were saved, and that one in particular was carried thither in an ark and was landed on its summit, and that the remains of the vessel were long preserved upon the mountain. Perhaps this was the same individual of whom Moses, the legislator of the Jews, has made mention.—Jos. Ant. Jud. i. 3; Euseb. Præp. Evan. ix.