Krapar & Kini

Sessions
Ժողովք

Upcoming Sessions
No. Date Presenter Text Documents
27 Jan. 4, 2023 Matthew Sarkisian St. Nersēs Shnorhali, Odes for the Nativity (Տաղք Ծննդ­եան)
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27 Dec. 12, 2022 Dr. Jesse S. Arlen Gospel manuscript colophon (յիշ­ատակ­արան) from a private collection in the UK.
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Previous Sessions
No. Date Presenter Text Documents
26 July 25, 2022 Fr. Ghevond Ajamian Prayers from the service for the Consecration of a Church.
25 June 27, 2022 Fr. Nigoghos Aznavourian Pre-Communion Prayer of St. John Chrysostom (silently recited by the Priest during the Badarak).
24 Apr. 25, 2022 Dr. Abraham Terian Prayer 53 of St. Gregory of Narek’s Book of Lamentation (Մատ­եան Ող­բերգ­ու­թեան).
(Prof. Terian’s masterful work, From the Depths of the Heart: Annotated Translation of the Prayers of St. Gregory of Narek, can be purchased here.)
23 Mar. 28, 2022 Matthew Sarkisian Armenian Prayer Scrolls (Hmayils) and Incantation Texts.
22 Feb. 28, 2022 Beyon Miloyan Beatrice Potter, “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny”, translated into Krapar by Beyon Miloyan.
21 Jan. 24, 2022 Arpi Nakashian Vanakan Vardapet, Commentary on Job 39:26.
20 Dec. 13, 2021 Andrew Kayaian Eznik Koghbats‘i, Refutation of the Sects (Եղծ աղանդոց), Book I, Chapter 6.
19 Nov. 17, 2021 Ashley Bozian Violent and graphic scenes in medieval Armenian histories.
18 Oct. 20, 2021 Bp. Daniel Findikyan Evening Hour (Երեկ­ոյեան ժամ) Prayer regarding Light (լոյս).
17 Sep. 1, 2021 Dn. Ezras Tellalian Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 8: Canon of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Վերաց­ման սրբոց Խաչին).
16 Aug. 25, 2021 Ani Shahinian Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 7: Sargis Shnorhali, exegesis on 1 Peter 3:15, from his Commentary on the Seven Catholic Epistles (Գիրք մեկնու­թեան եօթն թղթոցն կա­թուղ­իկէից).
15 Aug. 18, 2021 Fr. Hovsep Karapetyan Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 6: the Armenian version of Evagrius of Pontus, On Prayer (Յաղագս աղօթից).
14 Aug. 11, 2021 Julia Hintlian Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 5: the Armenian version of the Commentary on the Gospel harmony (Tatian’s Diates­saron) made by Ephrem of Inner Syria (Մեկնու­թիւն Աւետ­արանի համա­բար­բառ զոր արարեալ է տեառն Եփմեմի խորին ասորւոյ).
13 Aug. 4, 2021 Fr. Nigoghos Aznavourian Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 4: Movsēs Kertogh, Canon for the Feast of the Assumption of the Mother of God (Վերա­փոխման սուրբ Աստ­ուած­ածնին).
12 July 28, 2021 Fr. Ghevond Ajamian Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 3: Funeral Prayer for a Child, from the Ritual Book (Մաշտոց or Ծիսարան) of the Armenian Church.
11 July 21, 2021 Fr. Ghevond Ajamian Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 2: Grigor Tatewats‘i, Sermon Regarding Hope (Քարոզ վասն յուսոյ).
10 July 14, 2021 Dr. Jesse S. Arlen Vemkar “Christ as Hope” module – Classical Armenian Session 1: Grigor Narekasts‘i, Ode for the Ascension (Տաղ համ­բարձ­ման).
9 June 22, 2021 Matthew Sarkisian Ode of Good News (Տաղ աւետեաց) in honor of the Virgin Mary (կոյսն Մարիամ).
8 May 26, 2021 Ani Shahinian Grigor Khlatets‘i, homily Regarding the Tongue and Rage (Jas. 3:6) (Վասն լեզուի եւ բարկ­ու­թեան).
7 Apr. 14, 2021 Dr. Jesse S. Arlen Nersēs Shnorhali, Instructional Preface to the Prayer “With Faith I Confess” (Նախ­ադ­րու­թիւնք խրատ­ականք յաղա­գս աղ­օթից «Հաւա­տով Խոս­տո­վանիմ»).1
6 Mar. 17, 2021 Dn. Garen Hamamjian Sharagan Modal System Table (Շարակ­նոց աղ­իւսակ).
5 Dec. 17, 2021 Dr. Chris Shelkian Selections from Kirakos Gandzakets‘i, History of Armenia (Պատ­մու­թիւն հայոց).
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4 Sep. 24, 2020 Dn. Yervant Kutchukian The Armenian version of Daniel of Salah, Commentary on Psalm 23 (Յաղագս քսան­երորդ երրորդ Սաղ­մոսին).
3 Oct. 27, 2020 Dn. Ezras Tellalian Yays­mawurk‘ (Յայսմաւուրք) selection for January 1st, regarding Bishop Basil of Caesarea (Բարսէղ եպի­սկոպոս­ապետ Կեսարու).
2 Jul. 30, 2020 Dr. Roberta Ervine Anania Narekats‘i, homily Regarding Patience and Peace (Վասն համբեր­ութեան եւ խաղաղ­ութեան).
1 June 25, 2020 Dr. Jesse S. Arlen Anania Narekats‘i, Instruction for Priests (Խրատ քահան­այից), from the Lives of the Holy Fathers (Վարք սրբոց հարանց).

1 Dr. Arlen’s translation of this and other Krapar texts have been published in Walters, J. E., ed., Eastern Christ­ianity: A Reader. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Pub­lish­ing Com­pany, 2021.