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Old printed Armenian religious document

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  • Old printed Armenian religious document

    Anyone know what this poster was issued for? It's probably from the late 19th century. Has lots of religious symbols on it (plus just about every fancy Armenian typeface the printer had in stock).

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    Last edited by bell-the-cat; 07-24-2013, 09:51 AM.
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    Re: Old printed Armenian religious document

    It's the Lord's Prayer in (Classical) Armenian.


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      Re: Old printed Armenian religious document

      Originally posted by TomServo View Post
      It's the Lord's Prayer in (Classical) Armenian.
      Thanks. The weirdly-large number of typefaces used on it caught my eye - at one bit of it there are even three placed on top of each other.

      Maybe it was intended to be some sort of protective object, like a talisman or charm. It's on ebay, 80 dollars and rising.
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        Re: Old printed Armenian religious document

        Originally posted by bell-the-cat View Post
        It's on ebay, 80 dollars and rising.
        Sold for $100.
        Plenipotentiary meow!