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Robert P. Blake, Georgian Secular Literature: Epic, Romance, and Lyric (1100-1800)

Robert P. Blake, Georgian Secular Literature: Epic, Romance, and Lyric (1100-1800)

Georgian secular literature is almost as untrodden a field as Georgian theological production during the Middle Ages. While rather more secular texts have been published, only one of these has come out in… Read more »

Zurab Avalishvili – T’eimuraz and his poem: The Martyrdom of Queen K’et’evan

Zurab Avalishvili – T’eimuraz and his poem: The Martyrdom of Queen K’et’evan

The importance of the poem in Georgian literature is indisputable. I t is probably the first example of a poetical treatment of a lively historical Georgian theme-no small achievement of… Read more »

Antony Eastmond – Royal Imagery in Medieval Georgia

Antony Eastmond – Royal Imagery in Medieval Georgia

Medieval Georgia, in the Caucasus, produced a wealth of monuments to its rulers, of which little is known outside the former Soviet Union. This book is the first of its… Read more »

Stephen Rapp – The Sasanian World Through Georgian Eyes: Caucasia and the Iranian Commonwealth in Late Antique Georgian Literature

Stephen Rapp – The Sasanian World Through Georgian Eyes: Caucasia and the Iranian Commonwealth in Late Antique Georgian Literature

Georgian literary sources for Late Antiquity are commonly held to be later productions devoid of historical value. As a result, scholarship outside the Republic of Georgia has privileged Graeco-Roman and… Read more »

Stephen Rapp – Studies in Medieval Georgian Historiography: Early Texts and Eurasian Contexts

Stephen Rapp – Studies in Medieval Georgian Historiography: Early Texts and Eurasian Contexts

Original literature first appeared among the indigenous population of Caucasia in the fifth century AD as a consequence of its Christianization. Though a number of Armenian histories were composed at… Read more »

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