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Two Armenian manuscripts in the Library of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Second Manuscript. 1


The Royal Asiatic Society's manuscript of the Chronicle [«Գաւազանա գիրք»] of Georg Khubov: a unique source of Armenian political aspirations for independence in the 18 th and first half of the 19th century. (RAS. Arm. Ms. no.2)

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A. G. Ellis was the grandson of Sir Henry Ellis, who entered the British Museum in 1883, retired in 1909 and died in 1942, as scholar in the Semitic languages. His catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the British Museum is spoken of as “ a monument of sound learning”. He also catalogued the Armenian collections of the University Library Cambridge, 4th October,1926 (unpublished).

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Vrej Nersessian , ‘The dating systems used by scribes in colophons of Armenian manuscripts’ a lecture delivered at the conference on ‘Comparative codicology, 9th -10th centuries AD’, BYU, London Centre, Friday 31st October 2014, published in Semitica et Classica 8, 2015, pp.199210

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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • ISSN: 1356-1863
  • EISSN: 1474-0591
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