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Armenian Gospel Iconography

The Tradition of the Glajor Gospel

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ISBN 9780884021834

Publication Date: 01/01/1991

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  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Maps, Diagrams, and Tables
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Transliteration System
  • Foreword and Acknowledgments
  • I. Introduction
  • II. The Historical Setting, by Avedis K. Sanjian
    • 1. The History of the U.C.L.A. Gospel
    • 2. The Political Setting
    • 3. Ecclesiastical Patronage in Siwnik՛
    • 4. The Monastery and School of Glajor
    • 5. Glajor and the Defense of the Faith
  • III. The Archaeology of the U.C.L.A. Codex
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. The Binding, the Codicology, and the Work of the Scribes
    • 3. The Distinction of Artists’ Hands
    • 4. Pigment Analysis, by Mary Virginia Orna, O.S.U.
  • IV. The Development of Armenian Painting
    • 1. The Tenth and Eleventh Centuries
    • 2. Painting in Cilicia, the Late Twelfth to the Mid-Fourteenth Century
    • 3. The Thirteenth Century in Greater Armenia
    • 4. Siwnik՛ in the Fourteenth Century: Ełegis and Noravank՛
    • 5. Glajor in Siwnik՛
  • V. Iconographic Method
    • 1. Exegetical Method in the Study of Gospel Iconography
    • 2. Gospel Exegesis in Armenia
  • VI. The Iconography of the Life of Christ
    • 1. The Genealogy of Christ
    • 2. The Beheading of John the Baptist
    • 3. The Petition of the Canaanite
    • 4. Peter Receives the Keys
    • 5. The Transfiguration
    • 6. The Cure of the Epileptic
    • 7. The Blessing of the Children
    • 8. The Petition of the Mother of James and John
    • 9. The Cure of the Blind in Jericho
    • 10. The Entry into Jerusalem and the Cleansing of the Temple
    • 11. The Last Supper
    • 12. The Agony in the Garden
    • 13. The Betrayal
    • 14. Peter’s Denial
    • 15. The Message from Pilate’s Wife
    • 16. Pilate Washes His Hands and the Self-Curse of the Jews
    • 17. The Mocking of Christ
    • 18. The Way of the Cross
    • 19. The Women at the Tomb
    • 20. The Call of Peter and Andrew
    • 21. The Call of James and John
    • 22. The Cure of the Leper
    • 23. The First Storm at Sea
    • 24. The Woman with Hemorrhage and the Petition of Jairus
    • 25. The Raising of the Daughter of Jairus
    • 26. The Second Storm at Sea
    • 27. The Cure of the Blind Man at Bethsaida
    • 28. The Cure of Blind Bartimaeus
    • 29. The Entry into Jerusalem
    • 30. The Lesson of the Withered Fig Tree
    • 31. The Question of the Tribute to Caesar
    • 32. The Widow’s Mite
    • 33. The Anointing of Christ at Bethany
    • 34. The Preparation for Passover
    • 35. Christ Ascending the Cross
    • 36. The Descent from the Cross
    • 37. The Annunciation
    • 38. The Visitation
    • 39. Christ Reading in the Synagogue
    • 40. The Cure of the Paralytic
    • 41. The Anointing of Christ at Simon’s House
    • 42. The Parable of the Cunning Steward
    • 43. Peter’s Denial and Christ before Caiaphas
    • 44. Christ before Herod
    • 45. The Apparition on the Way to Emmaus
    • 46. The Ascension
    • 47. The Wedding Feast at Cana
    • 48. The Samaritan at the Well
    • 49. The Cure of the Paralytic at the Pool
    • 50. The Cure of the Man Born Blind
    • 51. The Raising of Lazarus
    • 52. The Washing of the Feet
    • 53. The Promise of the Holy Spirit
    • 54. The Crucifixion
    • 55. Christ’s Apparition at the Sea of Galilee
  • VII. The Iconography of the Canon Tables
    • 1. The U.C.L.A. Canon Tables and Their Place in the Tradition of Canon Table Decoration
    • 2. The Armenian Commentators and Their Theory of Canon Table Symbolism
    • 3. Interpreting the U.C.L.A. Canon Tables
  • VIII. The Iconography of the Evangelists’ Portraits
  • IX. Conclusion
  • Appendix A. Colophons and Inscriptions, transcribed and translated by Avedis K. Sanjian
  • Appendix B. The Gospel Prefaces, translated by Avedis K. Sanjian
  • Appendix C. The Manuscripts Executed at Glajor, by Avedis K. Sanjian
  • Appendix D. Two Interpretations of the Ten Canon Tables, translated by James R. Russell
    • 1. An Interpretation Attributed to Step՛anos Siwnec՛i
    • 2. An Interpretation by Nersěs Klayec՛i (Šnorhali), d. 1173
  • Bibliography
  • Tables
  • General Index
  • Index of Biblical Citations
  • Illustrations

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