Armenia: Mountains, Monuments, Manuscripts and Miracles (Boston, Mass.)

‘ARMENIA: MOUNTAINS, MONUMENTS, MANUSCRIPTS AND MIRACLES.’ A slide lecture by Dr. Lucy Der Manuelian, the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Professor Emerita of Armenian art and architectural history in the Department of Art and Art History at Tufts University. Der Manuelian will show slides taken during her many expeditions to Armenia doing fieldwork and research during and after the Cold War. She will show and discuss Armenian fortresses and churches perched at the tops of mountains, carved images of kings, princes and saints, and brilliantly colored illuminatedmanuscripts created in Armenia during the Middle Ages. Some are among the most impressive monuments in the history of art, and an impor tant source of information for Early Christian, Romanesque and Gothic Art in the West. From 2-3 p.m. at ALMA, in connection with the museum’s current exhibit “Who Are the Armenians?” Free and open to the public.





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