On October 22, Mr Gonzalo Fournier, Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in Moscow, and Grand Duke George Mikhailovich Romanov with his wife visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the Director of Matenadaran, the guests toured the museum building and, with great interest, got acquainted with the Study of Medieval
On October 21, a delegation headed by the newly appointed NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia Javier Colomina visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the Director of Matenadaran, the guests toured the museum building and got acquainted with Medieval Armenian literature and the manuscript heritage of Artsakh.
On July 21, Nathalie Loiseau, a French politician and a Member of the European Parliament, visited Mashtots Matenadaran accompanied by Jonathan Lacotte, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia. The guests, accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director of Matenadaran, toured the museum building and got acquainted with the medieval Armenian literature, the manuscript
Mashtots Matenadaran and the Renshin Investment Company signed a memorandum of cooperation in April of this year aiming to support the research, research-technical works and publications of Matenadaran.The management of Matenadaran is pleased to announce that within the framework of the cooperation between our institutions, which is very important for the preservation of national values,
On April 5, Francois-Xavier Bellamy, Member of the European Parliament, visited Mashtots Matenadaran.Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan, the director of Matenadaran, the guest toured the museum building and got acquainted with the manuscript heritage of Artsakh.
On March 24, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Nico Schermers visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, Director of Matenadaran, the guest toured the museum complex and got acquainted with the recently opened exhibition dedicated to Artsakh manuscripts.
An exhibition of Artsakh manuscripts transferred from the Matenadaran-Gandzasar research and cultural center to Matenadaran during the war of 2020 was opened at Mashtots Matenadaran. The exhibition presents the scriptoria of Artsakh in Amaras, Gandzasar, Yeghishe Arakyal Monastery, Gtchavank, Metsaranats Surb Hakobavank, Khadavank, Dadivank, Yeritsmankants monastery, and Shushi. A total of about 8 dozen manuscripts
Continuing to expand the scope of Matenadaran’s international cooperation, we have signed a memorandum with the Department of History, Archeology, Geography, Fine and Performing Arts (SAGAS) of the University of Florence.This cooperation will open new opportunities for the researchers of the two institutions to carry out joint research in the fields of medieval Armenian history,
IN THE CALENDAR OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, FEBRUARY 27 IS THE REMEMBRANCE DAY OF ST. GREGORY OF NAREK, DOCTOR OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH
By the decision of Pope Francis, the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship has declared February 27 in the calendar of the Catholic Church the remembrance day of the great Armenian theologian of the 10th century, Doctor of the Universal Church St. Gregory of Narek. Thus, that day will be included in all Catholic churches’ calendar,
The “Matenadaran” Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, in collaboration with the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of NAS RA, organizes an online conference dedicated to the 900th anniversary of the birth of the great 12th-century Armenian thinker, scientist, legislator, fable-writer, and pedagogue Mkhitar Gosh.The conference aims