The 850th anniversary of the death of great medieval thinker, poet, and theologian Nerses Shnorhali (Patriarch Nerses IV Clayetsi) has been included in UNESCO 2022-2023 calendar commemorating historic events and anniversaries of eminent personalities.
The Mesrop Mashtots Matenadaran, as the most important center of medieval Armenian written culture, organizes an international Armenological conference, entitled Nerses Shnorhali. The Gracious Patriarch. It aims to re-evaluate Nerses Shnorhali’s unique role and significance in Armenian medieval literature and culture. Prominent Armenian and foreign Armenologists from all over the world will participate in the conference.
The conference will be held on June 21-23, 2023 at the Matenadaran.
Please see attached the programme.