FRAGMENT OF an ARMENIAN MANUSCRIPT, XV-Xvii

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Lot 145 | FRAGMENT OF an ARMENIAN MANUSCRIPT, XV-Xvii
FRAGMENT OF an ARMENIAN MANUSCRIPT, XV-Xvii

century.

A sheet full.

Recto : Frontispiece to beginning of text. Style of Khizan (see S. Der Nersessian, Armenian Manuscripts in the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1973, fig. 166).

A line of manjuacules decorated (letters, birds), 3 lines erkat'act, 3 lines bolorgir.

Reverse : text on two columns, bolorgir of 33 lines. A pump current in bottom margin : the Nativity of christ

The manuscript can be dated to the beginning of the Seventeenth century, or even the second half of the Fifteenth.

The text contains a review of the Gospel of the childhood, based on the Gospel of James, it is very close to that of the homéliaire 4 Venice, Saint-Lazare,

published : E. Dayetsi, Books, apocrypha of the New Testament, Venice, 1898, p 242-243.

The slip must therefore be a result of a homéliaire.

37 x 24.5 cm.

МАНУСКРИПТ. АРМЕНИЯ XIV В.

Двусторонний лист,текст 33 строки, черные чернила. Фрагменты из Апокрифов, детство Иисуса Христа.

We would like to thank Professor Bernard Outtier for the description of this lot.

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