1911 Rare Early ARMENIAN TRANSLATION of HOMER'S ILIAD Published by MEKHITARISTS: HOMER, ... 1911 Rare Early ARMENIAN TRANSLATION of HOMER'S ILIAD Published by MEKHITARISTS: HOMER, ... 1911 Rare Early ARMENIAN TRANSLATION of HOMER'S ILIAD Published by MEKHITARISTS: HOMER, ... 1911 Rare Early ARMENIAN TRANSLATION of HOMER'S ILIAD Published by MEKHITARISTS: HOMER, ...

1911 Rare Early ARMENIAN TRANSLATION of HOMER'S ILIAD Published by MEKHITARISTS

HOMER, Translated by Fr. Arsen Ghazikian

Published by MEKHITARIST CONGREGATION, 1911
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I don't speak or read Armenian, so I relied on help from a variety of sources in creating the listing below. Please forgive any mistakes. I tried to provide enough photographs so you can get a clear picture of the book for yourself. Fr. Arsen Ghazikian, translator. Homer. ILIAKAN. THE ILIAD by HOMER. Translated into ARMENIAN by FR. ARSEN GHAZIKIAN. Published: VENICE - San Lazzaro: MEKHITARIST CONGREGATION, 1911. Softcovers / Wrappers, thick small format book, 4.25x6.75", 835 pages. Condition: The covers are split at their spine folds and are now held together with five strips of clear tape that go from the rear margin of the front cover, across the spine covering, to the rear margin of the rear cover; the covers are chipped at their corners, split with chips at their spine folds, and are generally worn, but they nonetheless are present with all titling text clear. There is a stain to the front page edges (page edges of the closed book), not affecting the inner pages. Internally, the front inner hinge is completely split with the front cover and half title page separating from the rest of the text block; the sewn binding is very shaky with many signatures split at their gutter but still holding together by the binding threads; the pages are toned, some have edge and corner creases and wear; nonetheless a complete copy with clean and unmarked pages and printing that remains bright and clear. The translator of this work, Fr. Arsen Ghazikian (1870-1932), was a member of the Mekhitarist Congregation and a prolific translator of many European epic works and other poetry, as well as an erudite bibliographer. This is the first translation of the Iliad into Modern Armenian and the only one in Western Armenian. A RARE EARLY ARMENIAN MEKHITARISTS TRANSLATION of THE ILIAD. About MEKHITARISTS (from Wikipedia): ******The Mechitarists are a congregation of Benedictine monks of the Armenian Catholic Church founded in 1717 by Abbot Mekhitar of Sebaste. They are best known for their series of scholarly publications of ancient Armenian versions of otherwise lost ancient Greek texts and their research on classical and modern Armenian language.******. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: 1911 Rare Early ARMENIAN TRANSLATION of ...
Publisher: MEKHITARIST CONGREGATION
Publication Date: 1911
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fair

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