Note 143
From Chapter 47 of the Decline & Fall

The travelling Armenians are in the way of every traveller, and their mother church is on the high road between Constantinople and Ispahan; for their present state, see Fabricius, (Lux Evangelii, etc., c. xxxviii. p. 40 - 51,) Olearius, (l. iv. c. 40,) Chardin, (vol. ii. p. 232,) Teurnefort, (lettre xx.,) and, above all, Tavernier, (tom. i. p. 28 - 37, 510 - 518,) that rambling jeweller, who had read nothing, but had seen so much and so well

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