Predating the time of noah literally
Except among Biblical inerrantists, it is generally agreed that the Bible describes an immovable earth.
The Genesis creation story provides the first key to the Hebrew cosmology.
That means the text of the Bible itself (3300 years ago), the translation of the Torah into Aramaic by Onkelos (100 CE), the Talmud (redacted about the year 500 CE), and the three major Torah commentators.
There are many, many commentators, but at the top of the mountain there are three, accepted by all: Rashi (11th century France), who brings the straight understanding of the text, Maimonides (12th century Egypt), who handles the philosophical concepts, and then Nachmanides (13th century Spain), the earliest of the Kabbalists.
The Armenian civilization had its beginnings nearly 5,000 years ago.
Armenia lies in the highlands surrounding the Biblical mountains of Ararat.
One of the most obvious perceived contradictions between Torah and science is the age of the universe.
Is it billions of years old, like scientific data, or is it thousands of years, like Biblical data?
Also, the Hebrews considered the celestial bodies relatively small.
An accurate understanding of biblical genealogies is difficult, yet it is important for the understanding of Scripture.
For more information regarding the subject please check out his book.* It is perhaps the most convoluted puzzle to ever exist, a timeline which pits some of today’s most dominant dogmas, whether scientific or theological, in an unrelenting war against one another. Today most would refute the Christian story of Genesis, dubbing it a fictional parable clouded by fantasy and nonsense.
Following Persian and Macedonian rule, the Artaxiad dynasty from 190 BC gave rise to the Kingdom of Armenia which rose to the peak of its influence under Tigranes II before falling under Roman rule.
In 301, Arsacid Armenia was the first sovereign nation to accept Christianity as a state religion.