Cilicia Catholicosate publications

Cilicia Catholicosate publications

Cilicia Catholicosate publicationsArmenian Ancient Literature series
The Catholicosate of Cilicia and the Department of Armenian Affairs of the Gulbenkian Foundation joined efforts some time ago in publishing, for the first time, a series of volumes dedicated to the new and ancient Armenian literatures. This highly scientific work is under the direct supervision of His Holiness Aram I and the Director of the Department of Armenian Affairs of the Gulbenkian Foundation, Dr. Zaven Yegavian.


The first five volumes of this series were published during the last two years. The 6th, 7th and 8th volumes are in the process of publication presently.


The 6th volume, which is 1090 pages long, includes the works of Soghomon Makenatsi, Krikoris Arsharouni, Sdepanos Sunetsi, Sahagtoukhd Sunetsi, Hovhannes Korebisgobos, Khosrovig Tarkmanitch, Ghevont Yerets, Ardavazt Vanahayr Yerashkhavor, Ishkhanian Hamazasb, Sahag Ardzrouni, Yeznig Goghpatsi, Movses Khorenatsi, Yeghishe, Tavit Anhaght and Yeznig Yerets. The 7th volume, which is 920 pages long, consists of the works of Hovhan Otsnetsi and Movses Kertogh. The 8th volume, 670 pages long, includes all the hymns of the Armenian Church.


These volumes will be published within the next two months by the Publishing House of the Catholicosate of Cilicia.
A new book on Armenian Language
His Holiness Aram I has announced 2007 to be the “Year of the Armenian Language“. As part of the initiatives organized on this occasion, the Catholicosate of Cilicia?s Armenian and Educational Affairs Department will soon publish a new book of poems and writings on the Armenian Language.


With the decision of His Holiness Aram I, copies of the new book will be provided to all Armenian educational and cultural organizations and all those who request, in order to preserve the love and commitment of the new Armenian generations towards their language. The book has been edited by prominent intellectual, director of the Catholicosate?s Armenian and Educational Affairs Office and Seminary professor, Sarkis Giragossian.


Source: Catholicosate of Cilicia
Newsletter issue number 18/07 
23 February 2007