Matenadaran

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Monument of Moses Khorene by Yerem Vartanyan at the entrance to the Matenadaran

Monument of Moses Khorene by Yerem Vartanyan at the entrance to the Matenadaran

The Mesrop Mashtots research institute of ancient manuscripts

The Mesrop Mashtots research institute of ancient manuscripts

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One of the Matenadaran’s oldest miniatures (6th century A.D.)

One of the Matenadaran’s oldest miniatures (6th century A.D.)

Armenian manuscripts on astronomy and calendar theory

Armenian manuscripts on astronomy and calendar theory

“The Nativity” a miniature from a 1038 manuscript

“The Nativity” a miniature from a 1038 manuscript

Academitian Ashot Ioannisyan stuadying a matenadaran manuscript

Academitian Ashot Ioannisyan stuadying a matenadaran manuscript

“Entry into Ierusalem” by Margare, from 1211 Akhpat Gospel

“Entry into Ierusalem” by Margare, from 1211 Akhpat Gospel

Entrance-hall of the Matenadaran. The mosaic “Battle of Avarair” and a mural triptych on Armenian medieval history by Khachatryan

Entrance-hall of the Matenadaran. The mosaic “Battle of Avarair” and a mural triptych on Armenian medieval history by Khachatryan

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In the entrance-hall of Matenadaran

In the entrance-hall of Matenadaran

A miniature manuscript indeed

A miniature manuscript indeed

 

Title page of the Gospel according to Luke, by Sarkis Pitsak, 1336

Title page of the Gospel according to Luke, by Sarkis Pitsak, 1336

 

Portait of Grigor Narekatsi, a 10th century Armenian poet, by Grigor Mlichetsi, 1173

Portait of Grigor Narekatsi, a 10th century Armenian poet, by Grigor Mlichetsi, 1173

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