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-Ghevondyan, senior researcher of Matenadaran Bakhtiar Hovakimyan, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Armenia Ivan made speeches.  Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan 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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MOVSES KHORENATS‘I IN SERBIAN

The Serbian publishing house PESIC I SINOVI has recently published a translation of Movsēs Khorenats‘i’s “History of Armenia,” which has aroused great interest among Serbian readers.On June 12, Vesna Pesic, the director of the publishing house, linguist and publicist, visited Matenadaran and talked to the director Vahan Ter-Ghevondian. Vesna Pesic donated a copy of Khorenats‘i’s

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AURORA’S SECOND GRANT TO MATENADARAN

10 guides will travel to Germany for an international training as a result of the cooperation of Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and the Matenadaran.On October 8, the Feast of the Holy Translators, the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has decided to grant US $20,000 to the Yerevan Mesrop Mashtots Research Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, the Matenadaran, to facilitate

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PARTICIPATION OF THE EMPLOYEES OF THE RESTORATION DEPARTMENT OF MASHTOTS MATENADARAN IN THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH-PRACTICAL SEMINAR OF RESTORERS

From April 5 to 9, 2021, the Russian State Library hosted the 5th International Research-Practical Seminar of Restorers entitled “Document Restoration: Conservatism and Innovation”, which is the largest and most authoritative platform for the exchange of experience of specialists in this field. The seminar aimed to train restorers, curators of library and museum collections, to

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