Nerses Lambronatsi "Commentary on twelve prophets" (facsimile edition)
People who love old books, specialists in Armenian language, Theology have an excellent chance to have the facsimile edition of a book written in 12th century, published in 1826 in Constantinople. The author, Nerses Lambronatsi (1153-1198) is the famous clergyman of the Armenian Church, who lived in the territory of Cilicean Armenia and played a notable role in the ecclesiastical life. He was one of the pioneers of unity of the Latin and Armenian and Greek Orthodox and Armenian Churches. Besides his treatment of Biblical text authentic for the Armenian Church, his standpoint is interesting also in this aspect of ecclesiastical unity. He relates the idea of unity of Churches to the idea of peace, as the commandment of Christ.
This edition is equipped with a foreword about Lambronatsi, his time and his heritage.
This edition of Lambronatsi's important book is initiated by the Bible Society of Armenia with the aim to support the research of Biblical texts, to benefit from the understanding of the Bible by medieval fathers. Another important incentive to publish the facsimile edition of the book is to make this rare book of 19th century edition available for contemporary book lovers, specialists and libraries.
The book is covered with crimson gilded cover with nice crimson flyleafs and the cream paper. The print run is very small.
The book can be acquired by visiting http://booksfromarmenia.com/item.php?item_id=1283&cur=USD