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Highslide JS Homiliarium (MS7729)�Homiliarium (MS7729)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Title-page, 4 full-page historiated miniatures, portrait of the owner, headpieces, marginals�Huvudsida, 4 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, ägarens porträtt, överstycken, marginaler
Author: Vardan�Vardan�Stepanos�Stepanos
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1202�
Place: Western Armenia : - : Yerzynka : Avagvank monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 70.5 X 55 cm�Pergament, 70,5 x 55 cm
Pages: 603 ff.�f.252v2
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The Moush Homiliarium is remarkable for its unique size: it is the largest known Armenian manuscript. Its present weight (without the missing binding and several folios) is 27.5kg. The history of the manuscript is of considerable interest. In the year it was completed a Seljuk army invaded Armenia and ravaged the town of Baberd. The manuscript which was there at the time of the invasion came into the possession of a Turkish judge. Two years later the judge put it on sale for 5,000 silver coins. To purchase the Homiliarium the monks from Moush collected donations for a whole year; in 1205 they finally amassed the necessary sum and bought the manuscript. It was transferred to Mush and placed in the library of the Arakelots monastery. In the nineteenth century the manuscript was divided into two parts for the sake of convenience and each part was bound separately. During World War I both parts of the manuscript, minus the bindings and several folios, were transferred independently of each other to Echmiadzin.�Moush homiliariumet är märkvärdigt för dess unika storlek: det är det största kända armeniska manuskriptet. Dess nuvarande vikt (utan den saknade bindningen och flera sidor) är 27,5kg. Manuskriptets historia är av stort intresse. Året då det avslutades invaderades Armenien av en seldjukisk armé som plundrade staden Baberd. Manuskriptet som då fanns i staden hamnade i en turkisk domares ägo. Två år senare lade domaren manuskriptet till salu för 5 000 silvermynt. För att köpa homiliariumet samlade munkarna i Moush donationer i ett helt år; år 1205 lyckades de slutligen samla tillräckligt med pengar för att köpa manuskriptet. Det överfördes till Moush och placerades i biblioteket hos Arakelots klostret. Under 1800-talet delades manuskriptet i två delar på grund av lämplighetsfråga och respektive del bands separat. Under första världskriget överfördes både delarna, exkl. bindningar och flera sidor, oberoende av varandra till Etchmiadzin.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS1519)�Evangelierna (MS1519)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
First pages, marginals, initials�Första sidorna, marginaler, initialer
Author: Ignatios�Ignatios�Ignatios�Ignatios
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1232�
Place: Western Armenia : - : Ani : Horomos monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 42 X 29 cm�Pergament, 42 x 29 cm
Pages: 299 ff.�f. 29
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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS197)�Evangeliebok (MS197)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 12 full-page historiated miniatures�Khoraner, porträtt av evangelierna, första sidor, 12 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Hovhannes�Hovhannes�unknown�Okänd
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1287�
Place: - : - : - : Akner monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 26.3 X 18cm�Pergament, 26,3 x 18 cm
Pages: 357 ff.�f. 314v
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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS5786)�Evangeliebok (MS5786)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 6 full-page and marginal historiated miniatures, marginals�Khoraner, porträtt av evangelierna, första sidor, 6 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler
Author: Sargis Pidzak�Sargis Pidzak�Sargis Pidzak�Sargis Pidzak
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1336�
Place: Cilicia : - : Sis :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 27 X 19cm�Pergament, 27 x 19 cm
Pages: 344 ff.�f. 266
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Instead of the usual method of incorporating the illustrations into the text, adopted by most Cilician artists, Sargis Pidzak resorts to a compromise between the Oriental custom of grouping all the illustrations together and placing them before the text of the manuscript in a separate fascicle, and the Byzantine tradition of preceding each of the four Gospels with a full-page illustration: he places two miniatures before each of the Gospels. Apart from these, the manuscript contains a great number of marginal historiated miniatures which form a kind of reduced illustrative cycle. Thus, the motif of The Annunciation is represented only by the figure of the archangel, the episode of The Presentation in the Temple by an outline of a small church, etc.�Istället för den vanliga metoden för inarbetnignen av illustrationer in i texten, använt av de flesta kilikiska konstnärer, Sargis Pidzak använder sig av en kompromiss mellan orientaliska seder för gruppering av alla illustrationer tillsammans och deras placering innan manuskriptets text i en separat fascikel, och den bysantinska traditionen för föregången av var och en av de fyra evangelierna med fullsidiga illustrationer: han placerar två minatyrer innan varje evangelium. Föruom dessa, innehåller manuskriptet ett stort antal illustrerade miniatyrer i marginalen, vilka formar en sorts reducerad illustrativ cykel. Därmed presenteras motiven för Jungfrus bebådelse endast med figuren för ärkeängeln, episoden för Presentationen i templet, genom konturen av en liten kyrka etc.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS2743)�Evangelierna (MS2743)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 7 full-page historiated miniatures, marginals, initials�Khoraner, porträtt av evangelisterna, första sidorna, 7 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler, initialer
Author: Tiranu�Tiranu�Grigor�Grigor
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1232�
Place: - : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 30 X 26cm�Pergament, 30 x 26 cm
Pages: 374 ff.�f.296 r
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Known as the Targmantchants Gospels, after the monastery where it was kept for a considerable period of time.�Känt som Targmantchats Evengeliet, efter klostret där det bevarades för en längre period.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS212)�Evangelierna (MS212)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 80 full-page�Khoraner, porträtt av evengelisterna, första sidorna, 80 helsidor
Author: Avag�Avag�illuminated and bound by Avag�Illustrerad och bunden av Avag
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1337�
Place: Iran : - : Agarak :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 18.1 X 13 cm�Pergament, 18,1 x 13 cm
Pages: 315 ff.�f.68 r
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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS6288)�Evangelierna (MS6288)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 2 full-page�Khoraner, porträtt av evengelisterna, första sidorna, 2 helsidor
Author: Hakob�Hakob�Markare�Markare
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1211�
Place: Eastern Armenia : - : Ani : Horomos monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 30 X 23 cm�Pergament, 30 x 23 cm
Pages: 360 ff.�f.8v
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Known as the Haghpat Gospels, after the village of Haghpat where it was written and where it remained for a long time.�Känt som Haghpat-evengeliet, efter byn Haghpat där det en gång skrevs och fanns under en längre tid.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS2743)�Evangelierna (MS2743)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 7 full-page historiated miniatures, marginals, initials�Khoraner, porträtt av evangelisterna, första sidorna, 7 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler, initialer
Author: Tiranu�Tiranu�Grigor�Grigor
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1232�
Place: - : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 30 X 26cm�Pergament, 30 x 26 cm
Pages: 374 ff.�f.185 r
Source:

Known as the Targmantchants Gospels, after the monastery where it was kept for a considerable period of time.�Känt som Targmantchats Evengeliet, efter klostret där det bevarades för en längre period.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS7651)�Evangeliebok (MS7651)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 139 historiated miniatures�Khoraner, porträtt av evangelierna, första sidor, 139 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Stepanos�Stepanos�Eight artists, Sargis Pidzak among them�Åtta konstnärer, bl. a. Sargis Pidzak
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1320�
Place: Cilicia : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 22.5 X 16.7 cm�Pergament, 22,5 x 16,7 cm
Pages: 276 ff.�f. 76
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Known as the "Gospels by Eight Masters"�Känd som "Evangelierna av de åtta mästarna"

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS2743)�Evangelierna (MS2743)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, 7 full-page historiated miniatures, marginals, initials�Khoraner, porträtt av evangelisterna, första sidorna, 7 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler, initialer
Author: Tiranu�Tiranu�Grigor�Grigor
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1232�
Place: - : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 30 X 26cm�Pergament, 30 x 26 cm
Pages: 374 ff.�f.20 r
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Known as the Targmantchants Gospels, after the monastery where it was kept for a considerable period of time.�Känt som Targmantchats Evengeliet, efter klostret där det bevarades för en längre period.

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