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Highslide JS The Bible (MS180)�Bibeln (MS180)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Portraits of the Evangelists, title-pages and first pages, marginals, initials, headpieces�Porträtt av evangelierna, titelsidor och första sidor, marginaler, initialer, överstycken
Author: Stepanos�Stepanos�Unknown�Okänd
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1295�
Place: - : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 22 X 15.8cm�Pergament, 22 x 15,8 cm
Pages: 565 ff.�f. 388
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Although the general style of the few marginals, headpieces and initials in this Bible is undoubtedly related to that of the 1286 Lectionary, the decor as such is much more modest, and the small slanting script gives an altogether different appearance to the illuminated folios.�Även om den allmänna stilen hos de få marginalerna, överstycken och initialerna i denna bibel är utan tvekan relaterade till det hos 1286 års Evangeliebok, är dekoren betydligt mer sparsamt och den mindre lutande skriften ger ett övergripande annat utseende till de illustrerade sidorna.

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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, porträtt av evangelierna, första sidor, 6 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Unknown�Okänd�Unknown�Okänd
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.8
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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 dåtida tradition placerades alla helsideminityrer för att skapa en komplett beskrivande cykel.

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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, porträtt 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.121 r
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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 är bland Taronatsis bästa verk. I dessa miniatyrer blandas de lokala traditionerna i Siunik noggrannt med tendenser från den kilikiska konsten.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS2930)�Evangelierna (MS2930)�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, 15 full-page historiated miniatures, portraits of the scribe and owner of the manuscript, marginals, initials�Khoraner, porträtt av evangelisterna, första sidorna, 15 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, porträtt av skribenten och ägaren av manuskriptet, marginaler, initialer
Author: Thomas�Thomas�Markare�Markare
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1315�
Place: Nakhichevan : - : - : Khordeants monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Vellum, 31 X 24cm�Vellum, 31 X 24cm
Pages: 247 ff.�f.11v
Source:

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Highslide JS The Bible (MS206)�Bibeln (MS206)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, title-pages, 27 full-page�Khorans, porträtt av evangelierna, huvudsidor, 27 helsidor
Author: Stepanos�Stepanos�Toros Taronatsi�Toros Taronatsi
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1318�
Place: Eastern Armenia : Syounik : - : Gladzor monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 26 X 18 cm�Pergament, 26 x 18 cm
Pages: 588 ff.�f.461 r
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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. 2
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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 (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, porträtt av evangelisterna, första sidorna, 8 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: unknown�Okänd�unknown�Okänd
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.4v
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Known as the Gospels of Constable Smbat, after the man who commissioned the manuscript.�Känt som Evangeliet om ståthållare Smbat, efter mannen som beställde manuskriptet

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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. 6v
Source:

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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, porträtt av evangelisterna, första sidorna, självporträtt av illustratören, porträtt 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.7 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 tillhör en grupp avVaspourakans konstnärer vars verk var helt baserat på och inspirerat av de lokala traditionerna för bokmålning. Tserun hade flera elever och följare, så att begreppet "Tseruniska stilen" kom att antas i speciella litteratur.

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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, porträtt av evangelierna, första sidor, 6 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Unknown�Okänd�Unknown�Okänd
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.12
Source:

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 dåtida tradition placerades alla helsideminityrer för att skapa en komplett beskrivande cykel.

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