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Armenian Illuminated Gospel Books

Armenian Illuminated Gospel Books
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Armenian Illuminated Gospel-books
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Vrej Nersessian, British Library
Categories: Art, Armenian
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher:
Books about Armenian Illuminated Gospel-books
The Armenian Gospels of Gladzor
Language: en
Pages: 119
Authors: Thomas F. Mathews, Alice Taylor, J. Paul Getty Museum
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Getty Publications
The text's elaborate illumination also brings to life a vibrant artistic center, the Monastery of Gladzor, which long ago disappeared." "The Armenian Gospels of Gladzor includes sixty color reproductions of the manuscript's illuminated pages, ten black-and-white illustrations, and two maps along with an essay that explores the book's artistic richness
Treasures in Heaven
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Thomas F. Mathews
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Princeton University Press
For over a thousand years the pre-eminent expression of Armenian culture was the illuminated manuscript--above all, the illustrated Gospel Book. Brilliantly painted and often bound in silver and decorated with jewels, these volumes constitute the principal source of information on the history, religion, language, and art of Armenia. Treasures in
Treasures from the Ark
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Vrej Nersessian
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-06-21 - Publisher: Getty Publications
Armenia was the first country to recognize Christianity as the official state religion in 301 AD, twelve years before Constantine's decree granting tolerance to Christianity within the Roman Empire. Ever since, Armenia has claimed the privilege of being the first Christian nation, and the wealth of Christian art produced in
Historical Dictionary of Armenia
Language: en
Pages: 750
Authors: Rouben Paul Adalian
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-13 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press
The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Armenia relates the turbulent past of this persistent country through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations, and other aspects of Armenian history from the earliest times to the present.
Armenian Gospel Iconography
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Thomas F. Mathews, Avedis Krikor Sanjian, Mary Virginia Orna, James R. Russell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks
This is the first monographic study of the Glajor Gospel, a 14th-century illuminated Armenian manuscript. In addition to critical studies of the iconography of the illuminations, the authors provide the history of the manuscript and the political and cultural setting in which it was produced, and the history of the
The Bible in the Armenian Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Vrej Nersessian
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Getty Publications
The Bible in the Armenian Tradition provides a concise historical account of the development of the Bible in Armenia and the illustrative traditions that are represented in surviving codices. The author focuses on the origins of the first translations of the Bible into Armenian in the fourth century, which inspired
The Illuminated Book
Language: en
Pages: 514
Authors: David Diringer, Reinhold Regensburger
Categories: Illumination of books and manuscripts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher: London : Faber and Faber
Books about The Illuminated Book
The Illuminated Book: Its History and Production
Language: en
Pages: 514
Authors: David Diringer
Categories: Illumination of books and manuscripts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher:
Books about The Illuminated Book: Its History and Production
The Garima Gospels
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Judith S. McKenzie, Francis Watson
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: Manar Al-Mathar Monographs
The three Garima Gospels are the earliest surviving Ethiopian gospel books. They provide glimpses of lost late antique luxury gospel books and art of the fifth to seventh centuries, in the Aksumite kingdom of Ethiopia as well as in the Christian East. As this work shows, their artwork is closely