Répertoire des bibliothèques et des catalogues de manuscrits arméniens
280 p., 155 x 245 mm, 1992
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Hellenists know the services that can be rendered by the
Répertoire des catalogues de manuscrits grecs of Marcel
Richard. It is an indispensable heuristic tool but also a witness
of the development of codicology and a witness of history. Such a
tool was lacking for specialists of Armenian manuscripts,
philologists, linguists, and art historians. The Répertoire
des bibliothèques et des catalogues de manuscrits
arméniens publishes, for the first time, all the libraries,
public and private, known to possess Armenian manuscripts. For
each, it gives the catalogue or catalogues published and, if
appropriate, an indication of the content of the manuscripts and
their origin. Tables of concordance between the current references
and the old references enable one to locate manuscripts that are
thought to have disappeared or to find more complete descriptions
in an old catalogue than are given in recent lists. The volume also
includes an impressive index of manuscripts.