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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.71v
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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. 4v
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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 (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.11 v
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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 (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
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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 (MS4060)�Evangelierna (MS4060)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, marginals, initials�Porträtt av evangelisterna, första sidorna, marginaler, initialer
Author: unknown�okänd�unknown�okänd
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 14Cï¿ Century
Place: - : - : - :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 23.5 X 16.5cm�Pergament, 23,5 x 16,5 cm
Pages: 245 ff.�f. 12
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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.12 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 (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. 184
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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 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 (MS4806)�Evangelierna (MS4806)�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, 21 full-page�Khoraner, porträtt av evengelisterna, första sidorna, 21 helsidor
Author: Ovsian�Ovisian�Ovsian�Ovisian
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1306�
Place: Western Armenia : Vaspourakan : - : Village of Berdakn
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Vellum, 34 X 23 cm�Vellum, 34 x 23 cm
Pages: 374 ff.�f. 14
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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS5458)�Evangelierna (MS5458)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Portraits of the Evangelists (in the Vaspourakan section of the manuscript), 2 full-page historiated miniatures, marginals�Porträtt av evangelisterna (i Vaspourakans sektion av manuskriptet), 2 helsidors illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler,
Author: unknown�Okänd�Toros Roslin�Toros Roslin
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1266�
Place: Cilicia : - : Sis : Hromkla monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 32.5 X 24cm�Pergament, 32,5 x 24 cm
Pages: 38 ff.�f. 252
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38ff. of the original Cilician part (with a thirteenth- or fourteenth-century addition of several folios written and illuminated in Vaspourakan)�38ff. av den oroginella kilikiska delen (med en 1200- eller 1300-tals tradition av flera sidor skrivna och illustrerade i Vaspourakan

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