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  • [Saghmosagirkʻ]

Created / Published

  • [between 1501 and 1600]


  • Psalms (leaves 1-215) -- Scribe's prayer (verso of leaf 215) -- Prayers (leaves 216-239).


  • -  Armenian Church--Prayers and devotions
  • -  Bible.--Psalms.--Translations into Armenian
  • -  Manuscripts, Armenian--Washington (D.C.)


  • -  Illustrations: pen-drawn decorations; some Psalms have decorated first initials.
  • -  Initial page damaged and head of title not readable.
  • -  Ink: red, black.
  • -  Leather clasps with metal rings and posts added to the binding.
  • -  Manuscript text.
  • -  Notragir; some verses have larger, rubricized initials; 16 lines in written area 7 x 12 cm.
  • -  Oriental cream-colored laid paper with vertical chain lines.
  • -  Prayers on leaves 216-239 are written in a different hand.
  • -  Some of the original binding, leathered stretched on wood and stamped, has been incorporated into new binding of the spine.
  • -  Some Psalms have initial letters; verses have initials rubricized.
  • -  Text in one column; left and right marginal rules; occasional marginal decorations.
  • -  Armenian.
  • -  Asia Minor Books, purchase, 2008.
  • -  Near East scanned


  • 239 leaves (16 lines) : paper ; 15 x 10 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • BS1425 .A75 1500z

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2016379255

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle Eastern Division, Armenian Rarities.

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