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Armenian history composed by Moses of Chorene; with a brief geographical description of ancient Armenia; translated from Armenian to Russian by archdeacon Joseph Johanneshov: [in 2 p]. SPb.: by Medical printing, 1809. - Part 1. [2], VIII, [4], IV, 355, [2] p.; 21 х 14 cm. In a semi-leather bound of the time. Gold-embossed ornamented spine. Owner’s inscriptions. Movses Khorenatsi (410/413-490) - the biggest Armenian medieval historian, the author of the ‘History of Armenia’, for the creation of which, despite the existence of earlier historical works in the Armenian language, was called the ‘father of Armenian historiography’. Bibliography: SK 1801-1825. No. 5113.