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Highslide JS Lectionary (MS979)��E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Title-pages, historiated miniatures (8 full-page ones, 2 occupying a third and 3 a quarter of the page), marginals (about 400), initials�
Author: unknown��unknown�
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1286�
Place: Cilicia : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 33.5 X 24.5 cm�
Pages: 479 ff.�f. 181
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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, portrtt av evangelierna, frsta 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.4 r
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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.�Istllet fr den vanliga metoden fr inarbetnignen av illustrationer in i texten, anvnt av de flesta kilikiska konstnrer, Sargis Pidzak anvnder sig av en kompromiss mellan orientaliska seder fr gruppering av alla illustrationer tillsammans och deras placering innan manuskriptets text i en separat fascikel, och den bysantinska traditionen fr fregngen av var och en av de fyra evangelierna med fullsidiga illustrationer: han placerar tv minatyrer innan varje evangelium. Fruom dessa, innehller manuskriptet ett stort antal illustrerade miniatyrer i marginalen, vilka formar en sorts reducerad illustrativ cykel. Drmed presenteras motiven fr Jungfrus bebdelse endast med figuren fr rkengeln, episoden fr Presentationen i templet, genom konturen av en liten kyrka etc.

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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, portrtt av evangelierna, frsta sidor, 12 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Hovhannes�Hovhannes�unknown�Oknd
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. 169v
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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS7644)�Evangelierna (MS7644)�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, 8 full-page historiated miniatures�Khoraner, portrtt av evangelisterna, frsta sidorna, 8 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: unknown�Oknd�unknown�Oknd
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1260�1276
Place: Cilicia : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 23.5 X 16.8cm�pergament, 23,5 x 16,8 cm
Pages: 381 ff.�f. 8v
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Known as the Gospels of Constable Smbat, after the man who commissioned the manuscript.�Knt som Evangeliet om stthllare Smbat, efter mannen som bestllde manuskriptet

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS9422)�Evangelierna (MS9422)�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 historiated miniatures�Khoraner, portrtt av evangelierna, frsta sidor, 6 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Unknown�Oknd�Unknown�Oknd
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1280�
Place: - : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 40.3 X 21 cm�Pergament, 40,3 x 21 cm
Pages: 312 ff.�f.107
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The manuscript was rebound some time after it had been produced, and according to the tradition then current all the full-page miniatures were placed together to form a complete narrative cycle.�Manuskriptet bindes om efter att den hade skapats och enligt dtida tradition placerades alla helsideminityrer fr att skapa en komplett beskrivande cykel.

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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, portrtt av evangelisterna, frsta 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.l88v
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Known as the Targmantchants Gospels, after the monastery where it was kept for a considerable period of time.�Knt som Targmantchats Evengeliet, efter klostret dr det bevarades fr en lngre period.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS8772)�Evangelierna (MS8772)�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, self-portrait of the illuminator, portrait of the donor (Grigor), marginals, initials�Khoraner, portrtt av evangelisterna, frsta sidorna, sjlvportrtt av illustratren, portrtt av donatorn (Grigor), marginaler, initialer
Author: Aristakes�Aristakes�Tserun�Tserun
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1391�
Place: Western Armenia : Vaspourakan : Aghtamar :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Vellum, 15.5 X 11.5cm�Vellum, 15.5 X 11.5cm
Pages: 275 ff.�f.11 v
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Tserun belongs to a group of Vaspurakan artists whose work was entirely based on and inspired by the local traditions of book illumination. Tserun had numerous pupils and followers, so that the term "Tserunian style" came to be adopted in specialist literature.�Tserun tillhr en grupp avVaspourakans konstnrer vars verk var helt baserat p och inspirerat av de lokala traditionerna fr bokmlning. Tserun hade flera elever och fljare, s att begreppet "Tseruniska stilen" kom att antas i speciella litteratur.

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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, portrtt av evangelierna, frsta sidor, 12 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Hovhannes�Hovhannes�unknown�Oknd
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 (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, portrtt av evengelisterna, frsta 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.246 r
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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS6289)�Evangelierna (MS6289)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, 11 full-page historiated�Khoraner, portrtt av evangelisterna, 11 helsidor med illustrationer
Author: Toros Taronatsi�Toros Taronatsi�Toros Taronatsi�Toros Taronatsi
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1323�
Place: Eastern Armenia : Syounik : - : Gladzor monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 25X19 cm�Pergament, 25 x 19 cm
Pages: 286 ff.�f.99 v
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The miniatures in this manuscript are among Taronatsi's best works. In these miniatures the local traditions of Siunik are curiously mixed with tendencies derived from Cilician art.�Miniatyrerna i detta manuskript r bland Taronatsis bsta verk. I dessa miniatyrer blandas de lokala traditionerna i Siunik noggrannt med tendenser frn den kilikiska konsten.

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