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The Armenian Book through the Ages

The exhibition features written historical documents of Armenia from the earliest times up to the Modern Era and emphasizes Czech and Armenian cultural relations.
The Armenian Book through the Ages

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October 12 – 25, 2016: The Klementinum Gallery, Tuesday to Sunday: 10.30 am – 6 pm
Admission free

The exhibition "The Art of the Armenian Book through the Ages. They who imbibed the effusions of the Spirit" features written historical documents of Armenia from the earliest times up to the Modern Era and emphasizes Czech and Armenian cultural relations. It is organised within the framework of cooperation between the National Library of the Czech Republic and the National Library of Armenia to commemorate the 350th anniversary of publishing the first Bible in Armenian, printed in Amsterdam. The display includes more than twenty unique early printed books on loan from the National Library of Armenia, which are complemented with documents from the collections of the Czech National Library.

Accompanying programme - Opening ceremony - Lecture (18th October 2016)