The Eminent Armenologist John Greppin Has Died. The 3rd International Conference “Readings Of Narekatsi. Treasures And Odes” Launched “The Images Of Memory” The Seventh International Seminar Launched Book Presentation Book Presentation New Exhibition In Matenadaran “The Lazarians: Glorious Dynasty” Conference օn Different Versions օf The Physiologus Polish Armenians: Manuscript Writing Traditions: Exhibition In Matenadaran “Aristotle in Armenia”։ Conference in Geneva The Collection of Mirman Family Was Bestowed to Matenadaran The Program Days of Grabar at Matenadaran Legacy of Aristotle in The Context of The Armenian Culture (Aristotle Readings) The Opening Ceremony of The International Conference Dedicated to The 90th Anniversary of Sen Arevshatyan’s Birth Ռայա Բլբուլյանը պարգևատրվեց Մատենադարանի «Մեսրոպ Մաշտոց» հուշամեդալով Press Release The Symbol of Unity of Armenia Director of the Matenadaran, Hrachya Tamrazyan, was elected as a correspondent member of the National Academy of Sciences New Exhibition Exhibition in Livorno “MASHTOTS” NEW FOUNDATION FOR THE PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF ARMENIAN CULTURE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED The launch of “Readings of Narekatsi” has started Millennial Gospelof Tsughrut Has Been Repaired “The Faces of Memory” the Fifth International at the Matenadaran Aurora's Second Grant to Matenadaran CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly’s Literary Prize Named After Chinghiz Aitmatov Was Awarded To Hrachya Tamrazyan An Exclusive Exhibition at Matenadaran The Presentation of The Russian Translation of Karapet Gabikyan's Book “Yeghernapatum of Sebastia” Was Held The Exhibits of Matenadaran at The Moscow’s Exhibition “Armenia. Legend Of Existence” Matenadaran Takes Part In The Event “Night Of Museums” ANNOUNCEMENT Armenian-Persian “Meeting of Cultures at the Matenadaran” The Director of Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan was in the Republic of Artsakh on a working visit on July 7-8 AGBU-Matenadaran Cooperation Continues The presentation of the 38th volume of Haigazian Armenological Review took place at the Matenadaran Matenadaran's Director Participates in The Second Academic Forum of Ancient Civilizations Matenadaran will support the formation of a manuscript restoration department at the Manuscript Library of the Armenian Patriarchate in Jerusalem Exchange programs Press Release 75th birthday of Gayane Eliazyan Matenadaran's Director Participated in The Events Dedicated to The 20th Anniversary of "Mesrop" Center For Armenian Studies The opening ceremony of Hrachya Tamrazyan's memorial monument NEW EXHIBITION OF ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS 5th International Conference “Readings of Narekatsi” Visit of the President of the Hellenic Republic to Mashtots Matenadaran Memorandum of Cooperation The 5th Youth Conference WORK CONTINUES ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE RESTORATION DEPARTMENT OF THE ARCHIVE IN THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM UNESCO Training on the Conservation and Restoration of Manuscripts and Archival Documents New Cooperation Գևորգ Տեր-Վարդանյանը հանդես եկավ դասախոսությամբ Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan Was Elected Director Of Matenadaran Famous Professor Of Armenian Studies Michael Stone Was Awarded With “Matenadaran” Commemorative Medal The 4th International Conference “Readings of Narekatsi” Took Place at The Matenadaran RF Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Donated To Mashtots Matenadaran Copies Of Valuable Documents «Հայկական որմնանկարչություն. գիտական հոդվածների և նյութերի ժողովածու» գրքի շնորհանդես Books Presentation And Summary Of Conference Dedicated To The 100th Anniversary Of Levon Khachikian Director of the Matenadaran named after Mesrop Mashtots Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Armenia Timur Urazyaev The Commemorative Plaque’s Opening Ceremony Of Academician Sen Arevshatyan Took Place “The Images Of Memory” The Eighth International Seminar Took Place The Matenadaran and the National Center for Manuscripts and Rare Books of Kazakhstan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation Exhibition of Armenian Manuscripts in Prague New Cooperation The New Building Of Matenadaran Opened

For the Press

For the Press:
E-mail: pr.matenadaran@gmail.com
Tel. +374-10-513065

Exhibition Hall +374-10-562578
Tickets +374-10-513014
Reception Hall +374-10-513000

Social Media


Digital Resources




Video

Yerevan Card

5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “READINGS OF NAREKATSI”

On October 23, the 5th International Conference “Readings of Narekatsi” was launched at the Matenadaran Academic Research Building. Leading experts in the field of Narekatsi Studies participated in the annual conference.
Director of Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan delivered an opening speech, noting that in 2015 the late Director of Matenadaran Hrachya Tamrazyan founded the “Readings of Narekatsi,” and this year is the 5th anniversary of the conference. As in the previous years, this time too the papers will be published in a separate section of the Bulletin of Matenadaran. The readings were supported by the Science Committee of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the RA.
Bishop Anushavan Zhamkochyan conveyed the blessing of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, and on behalf of the National Academy of Sciences of the RA, the Director of the Institute of Literature Vardan Devrikyan, Doctor of Philology, delivered a welcoming speech.
Arusyak Tamrazyan spoke on “The Idea and Perspectives of the Readings of Narekatsi”.
Papers delivered:
1. Roberta Ervine - Love and Holiness: Echoes of the “Song of Songs” in the Prayers of Grigor Narekatsi (Gregory of Narek)
2. Lilit Hovsepyan – The “Song of Songs” and Grigor Narekatsi
3. Fr. Shahe Vardapet Ananyan - Between Commentary and Poetry: The Book of Psalms in St. Grigor Narekatsi’s “Book of Lamentation”
4. Aelita Dolukhanyan - Jean-Pierre Mahé, a New Commentator on the “Book of Lamentation”
5. Arusyak Tamrazyan - Ambiguities and Polysemy in the Symbolic System of Grigor Narekatsi; the “Ode Dedicated to the Holy Mother of God”
6.    Haig Utidjian - “With Sweet Melody and Voice”: The Odes of St. Grigor Narekatsi and Words, Neumes, and Music through the Centuries.

  On the second day of the “Readings of Narekatsi,” the presentation of Arusyak Tamrazyan’s monograph “Commentary on ‘Who is this?’ Ascribed to Grigor Narekac’i” took place. The book was presented by Roberta Ervine.
  Gayane Eliazyan, Head of the Department of Restoration, Susanna Barseghyan, restorer at the same department, and David Ghazaryan, senior researcher at the Department of Manuscript Studies and curator at the manuscript repository of Matenadaran, presented the process and results of the restoration of a unique manuscript of Grigor Narekatsi’s “Book of Lamentation” (scribe Mkhitar Sasnetsi, 1308), which Artur Janibekyan had donated to Matenadaran.
  At the end of the conference, Hovik Hakhverdyan’s film “In Search of Narekatsi” was shown.

“Matenadaran”
 Scientific Research Institute of Ancient Manuscripts named after Mesrop Mashtots