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. ...