Armenian Orthodox Art

Armenia is known as Hayastan by the indigenous inhabitants of the country. This country has been Christian for many centuries.
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During the Middle Ages nearly all the lands of Europe converted to Christianity. In this short guide, we take a look at how various lands adopted Christianity, including by means of missionary efforts, politics and warfare.

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The beginning of Mark’s Gospel in an Armenian manuscript from Istanbul

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Erevan, Matenadaran, T'argmanch'ats' Gospel, artist Grigor, Last Supper

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A manuscript by Sargis Pitsak picturing King Levon V (r.

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A leaf from the "Skevra Evangeliary (Lviv Evangeliary)". National Library of Poland. Via Wikipedia

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A fullpage illumination of the crucifixion of Christ and an identifiably Armenian ornamented title page open this illuminated manuscript, copied in 1722

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Mekhitar Heratsi and Catholicos Nerses Shnorhali (MS. Mekhitar Heratsi was a century priest and physician who wrote an encyclopedia on medicine.

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Manuscript, Bible, Psalm, Gospel, New and Old Testament

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