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Published by Olkos in Athens .
Written in English



  • Cilicia


  • Cilicia -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.,
  • Cilicia -- History -- Armenian Kingdom, 1080-1375 -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Anna Ballian.
ContributionsCilicia Museum., Mouseio Benakē.
LC ClassificationsDS156.C5 A76 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3769377M
ISBN 109608154197
LC Control Number2003500117

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KEIMELIA TON ARMENION TES KILIKIAS [Armenian Relics of Cilicia from the Museum of the Catholicosate in Antelias Lebanon] Author Anna Balian (ed.) Book condition New Brand new Binding Paperback Publisher Benaki Museum - Olkos Publ., Bookseller catalogs ART;.   Many Armenian relics date from the period of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia. Treasures of faith Sacred relics and artifacts from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul: Beautiful photographs accompany informative essays in this book cataloging some of the treasures from the Armenian churches in Istanbul.   During the deportations, the monastic brotherhood of the Catholikosate of Cilicia was expelled from Sis (Turkish Kozan). By inexpressible efforts, they were able to save to Aleppo the treasures of St. Sophia's Cathedral, including liturgical instruments, precious vestments and holy relics, which have been guarded for centuries.5/5(11).   The Armenian Kingdom in Cilicia During the Crusades book. The Integration of Cilician Armenians with the Latins, The Armenian Kingdom in Cilicia During the Crusades book. The Integration of Cilician Armenians with the Latins, By Jacob Ghazarian. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 24 October

History of the Armenian Republic, while citing the same French sources mentioned in this study, and in particular AFL, fails to give any information on what the French reveal about the Armenian Legion’s violent conduct during its occupation of Cilicia. 7 United States Department of State Decimal File /, 13 March The library of the Catholicosate was founded by Catholicos-Coadjutor Papken I, in During the Armenian Genocide and subsequently the deportations from Sis, members of the Brotherhood of the Catholicosate of Cilicia succeeded in bringing with them limited number of manuscripts and old-print books. In response to the appeal of His Holiness Papken I, Armenian [ ]. The Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia is rightly described as a dynamic and committed witness to the Gospel. This witness has incorporated various dimensions and domains of the life of the Armenian Church and people. Book exhibits and fairs, as well as an important number of conferences, debates, seminars, cultural meetings, and concerts. Early Armenian migrations to Cilicia Cilicia under Tigranes the Great. Armenian presence in Cilicia dates back to the first century BC, when under Tigranes the Great, the Kingdom of Armenia expanded and conquered a vast region in the 83 BC, the Greek aristocracy of Seleucid Syria, weakened by a bloody civil war, offered their allegiance to the ambitious Armenian king.

  Book review by Varoujan Der Simonian Cilicia The Massacre of Armenians By Hagop H. Terzian Translated by Ara Stepan Melkonian and edited by . This relic is an essential element in the anointing ceremony of the catholicoi of the Great House of Cilicia. The ot her silver reliquaries that contain the hand relics of St. Nicholas (restored by Catholicos Kostandin IV in ), St. Sełpestros/Sylvester (restored in . The survival of this manuscript throughout the tragic history of Armenian Cilicia is, indeed, a miracle. After the Armenian genocide of , it was carried, together with the right hand of St. Gregory the Illuminator and other relics and ancient manuscripts, to Aleppo (Syria) and then to Antelias (Lebanon) by Catholicos Sahak II. On display are some 80 objects from among the treasures of the Armenian church of St. Sophia in Sis–Cilicia–brought with the caravan of refugees all the way to Aleppo and then to Antelias in.