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Staff Report

Dr. Dickran Kouymjian and the Armenian Studies Program would like to thank the donors, authors, and publishers for the following books, periodicals, videos, and archival gifts either offered personally or to the Program.

Sylvia Agémian, Archives Sirarpie Der Nersessian, Catalogue, vol. I, Bibliothèque arménienne de la Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Antelias: Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, 2003, 351 pages. A remarkable first volume cataloguing the files and notes left by the world’s leading expert on Armenian art by her last student and collaborator, with an elaborate index of manuscripts. Available through the Catholicosate or Librairie Orientale (Samuelian), 51, rue Monsieur–le-Prince, 75006 Paris. Gift of the author.

Catholicossat Armenien De Cilicie, Justice, Peace, Reconciliation, by His Holiness, Aram I, Liban: Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, 2003.
Yolanda Crowe, Persia and China. Savafid Blue and White Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. 1501-1738 [Geneva]: LaBorie, 2002, distributed by Thames and Hudson, 314 pages, catalogue of 536 pièces all illustrated, including several pièces with Armenian inscriptions. Gift of the author.

Gérard Dédéyan, Les Arméniens entre Grecs, Musulmans et Croisés. Etudes sur les pourvoirs arméniens dans la Proche-Orient méditerranéen (1068-1150), vol. I, Aux origins de l’État cilicien: Philarète et les premiers roubeniens, vol. II, De l’Euphrate au Nil: le réseau diasporique, Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2003, xli, 1528, [xxi] pages, 104 illustrations, maps, genealogies, bibliography, indexes. This massive work, more than 25 years in the making, brings together Prof. Dédéyan’s tireless research on the Armenian principalities in Asia Minor and Cilicia up to the generation before the establishment of the Cilician kingdom. Courtesy of the Gulbenkian Foundation.

Ms. Hayden Herrera, New York, NY, for the copies of her book, Arshile Gorky, His Life and Work and well as her presentation to our campus on October 22, 2003.

Prof. L. G. Khacherian, Glendale, for the copy of his book, Armenological Studies and Publications.

Linda Komaroff and Stefano Carboni, The Legacy of Genghis Khan. Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353, New York, New Haven, London: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University Press, 2002, 322 pages, hundreds of color plates, catalogue of major exhibit at the Met in New York and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Gift of Linda Komaroff.

Nancy Kricorian, Dreams of Bread and Fire, New York: Grove Press, 2003, a fascinating novel about growing up in Watertown and coming of age in Paris. Gift of the author.

A. D. Krikorian, Port Jefferson, NY, for the book, Respected Citizens, The History of Armenians in Singapore and Malaysia written by Nadia H. Wright.

Carl Mahakian, Rancho Mirage, for the William Saroyan book, The Human Comedy and archival materials.

National Association for Armenian Studies and Research, Belmont, MA, for the Journal of Armenian Studies, Vol. VII, No. 1 Fall-Winter 2002-2003.

Rev. Fr., Dr. Abel Oghlukian, Hay Ekeghetsi jamanaki martahrawernerun dimats (The Armenian Church before Contemporary Challenges), Geneva, 2003, 88 pages. A series of essays on 1700th anniversary and other issues. Gift of the author. Available at abel-hratch@bluemail.ch.

[Very Rev. Ghevont Samoorian], Domar. The Calendrical and Liturgical Cycle of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church 2003 A.D., n.p.,: Armenian Orthodox Theological Research Institute, 2002, ix, 727 pages. A remarkable book combining the liturgical calendar in Armenian and English in facing colums, with a second volume on Saints and Feasts, hymns, etc. with an index. Gift of the author.
Mr. Martin M. Tourigian, Drexel Hills, PA, for the watercolor and his original music book.

Giusto Traina, editor, in collaboration with Carlo Franco, Dickran Kouymjian, and Cecilia Veronese Arslan, La Storia di Alessandro il Macedone, Codice miniato armeno del secolo XIV (Venezia, ms. San Lazzaro 424), 2 vols., Padua: Aldo Ausilio Editore, 2003. Vol. I, Il testo (The Text), pp.194, introduction to the text, analysis of miniatures, translation, bibliography and index. Vol. II Le miniature, facsimile color reproduction of all 254 pages of the famous Venice Mekhitarian manuscript of the History of Alexander the Great, boxed in sturdy buckram. Available through Aldo Ausilio Editore, via A. Da Bassao 70/d– 35135 Oadivam Utaktm etk, fax 049 8642828. Courtesy of Carlo Franco.

Zoryan Institute of Canada, Inc. Toronto ON, Canada, for the booklet by Vahakn N. Dadrian, Children as Victims of Genocide: The Armenian Case.