Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Bodmer 1  Cod. Bodmer 31 Cod. Bodmer 36  V-7.2  26/195
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Cologny
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Fondation Martin Bodmer
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. Bodmer 34
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
The Four Gospels in Armenian
Caption:
Caption
Paper · 256 ff. · 19 x 14 cm · Stampoul (Istanbul), Church of Saint Nikoghayos · Armenian Era 1056, 23th of December - AD 1606
Language:
Language
Armenian
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This Armenian manuscript was written in 1606 at the church of Saint Nikoghayos in Istanbul. It contains the Four Gospels, the Apocalypse of Saint John, and a Gospelindex devised for liturgical use written by another scribe in the same century. The silver binding was probably made a century after the manuscript writing. Special attention should be drawn to the illuminations of the canon tables painted according to the text of the “Commentary of the Canon Tables” of Stepanos Syunetsi (8th century), where the author thoroughly expounds the animal, floral and geometrical motives, as well as the symbolism of numbers and colors of each of the canon tables. The painter has interpreted the symbols and motives used in all ten canon tables by placing the explanations below each of them. (gri)
Standard description:
Standard description
Beschreibung von Gohar Grigoryan, 2015.
Show standard description
Additional description:
Additional description
Calzolari Valentina / Kouymjian Dickran, Évangile de Constantinople, in "Illuminations d'Arménie. Arts du livre et de la pierre dans l'Arménie ancienne et médiévale", Musée de la Fondation Bodmer, Cologny-Genève 2007, pp. 126-128.
Show additional description
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0034 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0034)
Permanent link:
Permanent link
http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0034
IIIF Manifest URL:
IIIF Manifest URL
IIIF Drag-n-drop http://e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/fmb-cb-0034/manifest.json
How to quote:
How to quote
Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 34: The Four Gospels in Armenian (http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0034).
Online Since:
Online Since
03/19/2015
Other document:
Restauration report
armenisch (PDF)
Rights:
Rights
Images:
(Concerning all other rights see each manuscript description and our Terms of use)
Annotation Tool - Log in
There aren't any annotations for this manuscript. Be the first to create one!
Add an annotation
Annotation Tool - Log in
There aren't any new bibliographical references for this manuscript. Be the first to add one!
Add a bibliographical reference

Reference Images and Binding

Front cover
Front cover
Back cover
Back cover
Spine
Spine
Ruler on page
Ruler on page
Digital Colorchecker
Digital Colorchecker