VISIT OF SEVERAL LEADING ITALIAN NEWS AGENCIES’ JOURNALISTS TO MATENADARAN

On July 3, within the framework of the 22nd Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival, journalists of several leading Italian news agencies accompanying Ricardo Muti, the chief conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini, and the Honorary Director of the Rome Opera, visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director

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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

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NEW EXHIBITION IN MATENADARAN “THE LAZARIANS: GLORIOUS DYNASTY”

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

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CONFERENCE ON DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF THE PHYSIOLOGUS

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

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“THE FACES OF MEMORY” THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR AT THE MATENADARAN

“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

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