On June 17, Bishop Christopher of Coventry, a member of the House of Lords, accompanied by Bishop T. Hovakim Manukyan, the Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland, visited Matenadaran. A meeting was held with Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director of Matenadaran.At the end of the visit, the guests, accompanied by the director
Our compatriot Jerar Dedeian, professor and lecturer at the Paul Valéry University of Montpellier (France), has recently been awarded membership of the French Academy of Overseas Sciences.The management and staff of Matenadaran warmly congratulate our dear colleague and wish him many years of prolific activity and further success.
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE ON ARMENIAN-NEAR EASTERN STUDIES DEDICATED TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF HAKOB PAPAZYAN
The international online conference on Armenian-Near Eastern Studies dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Prof. Hakob Papazyan will be held on July 1-3. See the conference program here.
On March 10, 2016 was opened the exhibition “Armenia. Legend of Existence” in the State Historical Museum of Russia, where are presented via 160 exhibits the history of the Armenian people and cultural values to the Russian public by three major museums of Armenia: Mesrop Mashtots Matenadaran, the History Museum of Armenia and the museum
THE PRESENTATION OF THE RUSSIAN TRANSLATION OF KARAPET GABIKYAN’S BOOK “YEGHERNAPATUM OF SEBASTIA” WAS HELD
Gabikyan Karapet. The history of the destruction of Minor Armenia and its great capital of Sebastia / Translation by Knarik Ter-Davtyan. Yer:. Nairi, 2015.-560c. On February 17, 2016, at Matenadaran after Mesrop Mashtots was held the presentation of the Russian translation of Karapet Gabikyan’s book “Yeghernapatum of Sebastia” (translator Knarik Ter-Davtyan). The publication won medals
On September 5, the opening ceremony of the exposition dedicated to the activities of the Lazarian noble dynasty took place in Matenadaran. During the ceremony the Acting Director of Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, senior researcher of Matenadaran Bakhtiar Hovakimyan, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Armenia Ivan made speeches. Vahan Ter-Ghevondian mentioned
On June 15-17, 2017 at the Sorbonne University in Paris an international conference “The Physiologus Between East and West: Distribution and Transmission of an Early Christian Text on Nature” took place. This early Christian writing in Greek, probably composed in the late 2nd century in Alexandria, describes the nature and behavior of various real and
On the occasion of the 650th anniversary of the foundation of the Armenian diocese in Lvov an exhibition “Polish Armenians: Manuscript Writing Traditions” was opened in Matenadaran on May 31, 2017, at 17:00. In 1367 by the edict of King Casimir III the Great of Polish-Lithuanian union, Armenian Gregory bishop got the right to establish a
“The Faces of Memory” the Fifth International Seminar was devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which this year had headline “Revived Cultural Heritage, Survived Manuscripts”. During the frames of seminars on October 27-29, 2015, at the “Matenadaran” Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts of Yerevan were specialists of leading centers of conservation sphere
The International Conference “Aristotle in Armenia” took place at the University of Geneva on May 12-13, 2017 (organized by Valentina Calzolari, Katerana Ierodiakonou and Irene Tinti). See the program. Scholars from Matenadaran Manea-Erna Shirinyan, Gohar Muradyan, Aram Topchyan and Armine Melkonyan, as well as specialists of the history of ancient philosophy from Switzerland, Greece, Italy,