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The key role in the decor of the folio is assigned to the headpiece representing The Ascension. The artist chooses a laconic version of the scene based on an archaic iconographic canon. The mandorla with Christ in the centre of the composition is supported by four angels who are the only witnesses of the miracle: neither the Virgin nor the apostles are present.�Nyckelrollen hos dekoren hos sidan finns i överstycket som representerar Kristi Himmelsfärd. Konstnären har valt en laktonisk…

The key role in the decor of the folio is assigned to the headpiece representing The Ascension. The artist chooses a laconic version of the scene based on an archaic iconographic canon. The mandorla with Christ in the centre of the composition is supported by four angels who are the only witnesses of the miracle: neither the Virgin nor the apostles are present.�Nyckelrollen hos dekoren hos sidan finns i överstycket som representerar Kristi Himmelsfärd. Konstnären har valt en laktonisk…

the armenian alphabet in beautiful traditional trchnagir (bird-writing)

the armenian alphabet in beautiful traditional trchnagir (bird-writing). I absolutely miss speaking, reading, and writing in this beautiful language.

098. Armenian motifs No.2 / Motivos Armenios No.2 / Հայկական մոտիվներ No.2 © Martin Vaneskeheian

098. Armenian motifs No.2 / Motivos Armenios No.2 / Հայկական մոտիվներ No.2

098. Armenian motifs No.2 / Motivos Armenios No.2 / Հայկական մոտիվներ No.2 © Martin Vaneskeheian

Armenian Khatchkar, stone cross monument: at Etchmiadzin cathedral in Armenia (Etchmiadzin)

Armenian Khatchkar, stone cross monument: at Etchmiadzin cathedral in Armenia (Etchmiadzin)

Representations of crosses raised on an ornamental base and decorated with floral motifs or with interlaced bands are usually found in the margins of Armenian manuscripts, full-page crosses occurring only in the earliest known books (ninth and tenth centuries). Such crosses form a prominent feature of the art of Eastern Christendom, especially of Syrian art. In many cases the ornamental and compositional treatment of the crosses is evocative of Armenian khatchkars.�Representationer av…

Representations of crosses raised on an ornamental base and decorated with floral motifs or with interlaced bands are usually found in the margins of Armenian manuscripts, full-page crosses occurring only in the earliest known books (ninth and tenth centuries). Such crosses form a prominent feature of the art of Eastern Christendom, especially of Syrian art. In many cases the ornamental and compositional treatment of the crosses is evocative of Armenian khatchkars.�Representationer av…

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