Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. 1  Cod. 2 (Codex Pandeli) Cod. 4  Cod. 111  3/17
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Utopia
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
armarium codicum bibliophilorum
Settlement, shelfmark:
Settlement, shelfmark
Cod. 3
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Armenian Hymnal- Sharaknots
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 321 ff. · 12.7 x 9 cm · Brnakot (Armenia) · 1662
Language:
Language
Armenian
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This liturgical manuscript (Sharaknots or Sharakan) contains a collection of over a thousand hymns, organized into eight groups, for use in the Armenian Church. Many of these hymns were composed by prominent figures in the Armenian Church, while others are early translations from sacred hymns of the early Christian Church. The texts include Armenian khaz notation. This manuscript was written by the scribe Simeon in the year 1662 in the city of Brnakot, in the province of Siounik, an important center for liturgical manuscript production in southern Armenia. The book decoration consists of 8 headpieces, 120 ornamental and zoomorphic initials, and numerous simple red initials. The manuscript features its original Moroccan limp vellum binding with blind tooling. (ber)
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Description by Davit Ghazaryan, translated into English by Aida Charkhchyan, 2012.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-utp-0003 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-utp-0003)
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http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/utp/0003
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Utopia, armarium codicum bibliophilorum, Cod. 3: Armenian Hymnal- Sharaknots (http://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/utp/0003).
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07/04/2012
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