Paris hosts exhibit of old Armenian books

Paris hosts exhibit of old Armenian books

PanARMENIAN.Net - On October 26, prestigious Mazarine library in Paris, France, inaugurated an exhibition of Armenian old books dated to the 500th anniversary of the Armenian printing.

As Paris-based journalist Jean Eckian told PanARMENIAN.Net the exhibition features 58 works from Armenian printing offices in Venice, Rome, Constantinople, Amsterdam, Marseille and Madras. Some works also describe the hard conditions under which the book printers were working.

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