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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.12 r
Source:

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 (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. 7
Source:

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 (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
Source:

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 (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, portrtt av evangelierna, frsta sidor, 139 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer
Author: Stepanos�Stepanos�Eight artists, Sargis Pidzak among them�tta konstnrer, 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. 79
Source:

Known as the "Gospels by Eight Masters"�Knd som "Evangelierna av de tta mstarna"

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Highslide JS The Bible (MS2705)�The Bible (MS2705)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Portraits of the Evangelists, first pages, title-pages, 6 full-page historiated miniatures, marginals, initials�Portrtt av evangelierna, frsta sidorna, titelsidor, 6 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler, initialler
Author: Arakel, Stepanos and Nikolayos�Arakel, Stepanos och Nikolayos�The first two parts unknown, the third part by Nikolayos�De tv frsta delarna oknda, den tredje r av Nikolayos
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 13C�17 Century
Place: Crimea : - : Bologna :
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 29 X 21 cm�Pergament, 29 x 21 cm
Pages: 487 ff.�f. 476v
Source:

The manuscript was begun in the thirteenth century in Bologna, Italy, and finished in 1368 in the Crimea. In the seventeenth century the initial parts of the Old Testament were rewritten and illuminated anew, also in the Crimea. Despite the different dates of their production the three sections of the manuscript produce a remarkably uniform impression due to the fact that each succeeding master apparently tried to remain faithful to the original stylistic principles.�Manuskriptet brjades under 1200-talet i Bologna, Italien och avslutades r 1368 i Krim. Under 1600-talet skrev man om initiala delarna till det Gamla Testamentet och mlade om dem, ven det i Krim. Trots olika produktionsdatum fr de tre sektionerna skapar manuskriptet ett mrkvrdigt unifotmt intryck p grund av det faktum att varje efterfljande mstare har tydligen frskt vara troget de ursprungliga stilistika principerna.



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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. 7
Source:

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 (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.265 v
Source:

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 (MS10675)�Evangelierna (MS10675)�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, 13 full-page historiated miniatures, marginals�Khoraner, portrtt av evangelisterna, frsta sidorna, 13 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler, initialer
Author: Toros Roslin�Toros Roslin�Toros Roslin�Toros Roslin
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 1268�
Place: - : - : - : Hromkla monastery
Current Place: Matenadaran (Yerevan)�Matenadaran (Jerevan)
Material & Size: Parchment, 22 X 17cm�Pergament, 22 x 17 cm
Pages: 332 ff.�f. 321
Source:

Known as the Malatian Gospels, after the town of Malatia where it was kept for some time.�Knt som malatiska evengeliet, efter staden Malatia dr det bevarades under en tid.

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Highslide JS The Gospels (MS7644a)�Evangeliebok (MS7644a)�E. Korkhmazian, I. Drampian, G. Hakopian, "Armenian Manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries", Matenadaran Collection, Leningrad, 1984
Khorans, portraits of the Evangelists, 8 full-page historiated miniatures, marginals, initials�Khoraner, portrtt av evangelierna, frsta sidor, 8 helsidor illustrerade miniatyrer, marginaler, initialer
Author: unknown�Oknd�Avetik (second of the two illuminators unknown)�Avetik (den andre av illustatrerna r oknd)
Illuminator: N/A
Date: 13C�14 Century
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. 121v
Source:

The manuscript was copied in Cilicia for the prominent Cilician Constable Smbat. By the end of the thirteenth century it had changed hands and found its way to the Crimea, where it was supplemented with a series of historiated miniatures.�Manuskritpet kopierades i Kilikien t den framstende stthllaren Smbat. Vid slutet av 1200-talet hade den bytt gare och hittade sin vg till Krim, dr det kompletterades med en serie av illustrerade miniatyrer.

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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. 184
Source:

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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