Mashtots Matenadaran ancient manuscripts collection

Documentary heritage submitted by Armenia and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 1997.

The Mashtots Matenadaran, an Institute of Scientific Research on Ancient Manuscripts, named after the immortal creation of the Armenian alphabet in 405 and founder of the Armenian school Mesrop Mashtots is situated on one of the north-west scenic hills of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. The collection of approximatly 17,000 manuscripts includes almost every sphere of Armenian ancient and medieval science and culture.

  • Year of submission: 1997
  • Year of inscription: 1997
  • Country: Armenia
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