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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 »

David Marshall Lang – Lives and Legends of the Georgian Saints

David Marshall Lang – Lives and Legends of the Georgian Saints

According to David Marshall Lang, aim in this book is to give readers in the West an impression of the history and ideals of the Georgian Church as revealed in the lives of… Read more »

Constantine B. Lerner – The “River of Paradise” and the Legend about the City of Tbilisi: A Literary Source of the Legend

Constantine B. Lerner – The “River of Paradise” and the Legend about the City of Tbilisi: A Literary Source of the Legend

The origin of the folk legend about founding Tbilisi remains entirely enigmatic, yet the parallelism observable in Jewish folklore seems to be indicative. Indeed, the main element of this plot – the… Read more »

David Marshall Lang – Landmarks in Georgian Literature

David Marshall Lang – Landmarks in Georgian Literature

An inaugural lecture delivered on 2 November 1965 by David Marshall Lang in School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Lang, D. M. (1966). Landmarks in Georgian Literature…. Read more »

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