CILICIAN SCHOOL OF MINIATURES
Formed in the 12th century. Included writing houses of Hromkla, Drazark, Skeram,Mlich monastery, Akner, Grner.Acted until 1380's.Cilician school became famous in the 12-14 centuriesNotable artists and miniaturists: Toros Roslin, Sarkis Pitsak, Grigor Mlichetsi, Grigor Pitsak, Vardan, Kostandin, Hovhannes, Kirakos, Stepanos and others.Armenian illuminated manuscripts form a separate tradition, related to other forms of Medieval Armenian art. The earliest surviving examples date from the Golden Age of Armenian art and literature in the 5th century. Early Armenian Illuminated manuscripts are remarkable for their festive designs to the Armenian culture; they make one feel the power of art and the universality of its language.The greatest Armenian miniaturist, Toros Roslin, lived in the 13th century.