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Vital Matters: The Astonishing Survival of the Gladzor Gospels

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Date and Time

Nov. 22, 11 a.m. PST

Location

Zoom

Join the Fowler in welcoming S. Peter Cowe, professor of Armenian Studies, and Chela Metzger, head of Preservation & Conservation at UCLA Library, for a discussion about the context, content, and materials of this 582-page masterpiece of 14th-century Armenian art.

Learn about its genesis at the illustrious center of learning in medieval Armenia; the relationship between text and image on the Gospels’ pages; the traditional Armenian binding structure; and current work underway at UCLA to rebind this world treasure.

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