The Matendaran (Yerevan, Armenia) – one of the world largest collection of manuscripts

The Matendaran (Yerevan, Armenia) – one of the world largest collection of manuscripts

The Matendaran (Armenian: Մատենադարան) is one of the oldest and riches manuscript archives in the world. Its collection is over 23000 manuscripts and scrolls and over 500000 different documents. The manuscripts cover practically all areas of ancient, medieval and new Armenian science and culture: history, geography, astrology, music, grammar, rhetoric, philology, philosophy, law, medicine, mathematics, astronomy, literature etc. ...
Moscow Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy

Moscow Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy

In Moscow  exists a unique museum of calligraphy, already for more than 10 years. It was created due to the inspiration, enthusiasm and full financial support of the famous businessman Alexey Saburov. The museum possesses an extensive collection of modern calligraphic masterpieces of the 20th-21st centuries. The permanent exhibition consists of 150 artifacts, and the entire collection ...