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Library / Collectionarmarium codicum bibliophilorum
Manuscript TitleArmenian Hymnal- Sharaknots
CaptionParchment · 321 ff. · 12.7 x 9 cm · Brnakot (Armenia) · 1662
Manuscript SummaryThis 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.
Standard descriptionDescription by Davit Ghazaryan, translated into English by Aida Charkhchyan, 2012.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-utp-0003 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-utp-0003)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/utp-0003/manifest.json
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How to quoteUtopia, armarium codicum bibliophilorum, Cod. 3: Armenian Hymnal- Sharaknots (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/utp/0003).
Restauration reportarmenisch (PDF)
DecorationInitial, Margin, Ornamental, Penwork, Text Block
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