In this paper author will demonstrate that the Svans, who speak a Kartvelian language distantly related to Georgian, preserve a structurally-comparable ritual the designation of which — ch’æch’-il-ær — is formed from a root cognate with that of c’ac’-l-oba 다운로드. On the basis of a comparative analysis of the Svan and Pshav-Xevsurian practices in the context of traditional Georgian beliefs concerning marriage and relationships between “in-groups” and “out-groups”, author will propose a reconstruction of the significance of *c´’ac´’-al- “anti-marriage” in prehistoric
Kartvelian social thought 다운로드.
Tuite, K. 2000. “Antimarriage” in Ancient Georgian Society. Anthropological Linguistics 42 (1): 37–60.
In the following pages, author intend to investigate further the reasons for and consequences of the »supra-turn« in Georgian culture and politics 다운로드. Accordingly, some contextual knowledge must be elaborated. Author will start by defining the supra and explaining its role in the maintenance of Georgian national identity over the past hundred years 날씨 배경 화면.
Mühlfried, F. (2007). “Celebrating Identities in Post-Soviet Georgia”. In Representations on the Margins of Europe. Politics and Identities in the Baltic and South Caucasian States, ed. by Tsypylma Darieva and Wolfgang Katshuba 다운로드. Frankfurt am Main, New York, 282-300.
One of the more curious side effects of the “branding” of localities in the War on Terror was the production of certain kinds of fantastic places, such that certain otherwise unremarkable places came to be diagnosed as “Terror bases.” This chapter explores a curious dual apperception of this place within two “folkloric” discourses. Within the discourse of Georgian folklore, Pankisi is at best peripheral, within the discourse of the Folklore of Terror, Pankisi briefly became central 다운로드. Finally, author show how the peripherality of Pankisi to “the nation,” and centrality to “terror,” became a resource of legitimate violence for the Georgian State 바탕화면 달력.
Manning, P. (2008). Folklore and Terror in Georgia’s ‘Notorious’ Pankisi Gorge: The ethnography of state violence at the margins of the nation 리스크 오브 레인. In Cultural Archetypes and Political changes in the Caucasus, eds. Nino Tsitsishvili and Sergey Arutiunov. Nova Science Publishers Inc.
In many societies banquets are powerful tools for expressing, attributing and manipulating national identity. Additionally, they often function as social markers of individual passages like birth, baptism and marriage. Banquets are ruled by etiquette and force participants to subordinate to a collective code of behavior. In post-Soviet Georgia, the supra, a highly formalized banquet, is a core element of national culture and a crucial part of both festivities and daily life 다운로드.
Mühlfried, F. (2005). Banquets, Grant-Eaters and the Red Intelligentsia in Post-Soviet Georgia. Central Eurasian Studies Review, 4(1), 16-19 차라리 다운로드.
The Georgian writer Aleksandre Qazbegi (1848-1893) is notable for the anticolonial themes that were inspired by the seven years he passed among as a mountaineer raft 게임. Drawing on ethnography to advance expressive possibilities of prose, Qazbegi’s literary aesthetic challenged prior poetic norms, while using vernacular realism to pioneer a new prosaic form 한다군 다운로드. This essay examines the conjunctures of ethnography, prosaics, and the literary imagination to consider how Qazbegi rendered mountaineer life on Georgian-Chechen borderlands 다운로드.
Gould, R. (2014). Aleksandre Qazbegi’s Mountaineer Prosaics: The Anticolonial Vernacular on Georgian–Chechen Borderlands. Ab Imperio, 2014(1), 361-390 다운로드.