Noted Academician Edward Jrbashian Dies

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Academician Edward Jrbashian–a prominent literary critic and Armen’st–director of the M. Abeghian Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia–member of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia–died on the night of August 10 at the age of 76 after a long-standing illness. The obituary of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences pointed out Jrbashian’s contribution to the theory of literature and the aesthetics of the history of the Armenian literature–his teaching activities.

The funeral services for Jrbashian will take place at the building of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences on August 13.

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