Day archives: December 8th, 2018

The First Five Books in Armenian Published by Hakob Meghapart

The First Five Books in Armenian Published

The first publisher of books in Armenian was the priest Hakob Meghapart (Jacob the Sinner). It was between 1512 – 1513 when his publishing house published the first Armenian books. “Urbatagirk” Meghapart’s first book called “Urbatagirk” (“Book of Friday”) was published in Venice in 1512. By this time, an Armenian community had already existed in …