Il viaggio di padre Nersēs Sargisean nelle terre dell’Armenia storica: 1843-1853
The article focuses on the results of the research trip that Mechitarist father Nersēs Sargisean did between 1843-1853 in the different regions of Western Armenia with the aim of collecting Armenian manuscripts and sending them to the Congregation of San Lazzaro. Through the analysis of various archival documents and private letters, the paper will focus on the results of this long trip and on its contribution to the Armenian culture.
keywords: Mechitarist Congregation. Western Armenia. Ottoman Empire. Armenian manuscripts. Cultural Memory.
Language: itSubmitted: Jan. 11, 2021 Accepted: Feb. 5, 2020 Published: July 12, 2021