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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 »

Oliver Reisner – What Can and Should We Learn from Georgian History? Observations of Someone Who Was Trained in the Western Tradition of Science

Oliver Reisner – What Can and Should We Learn from Georgian History? Observations of Someone Who Was Trained in the Western Tradition of Science

Oliver Reisner argues that the potential foundation of national consensus and legitimization of the Georgian state becomes the subject of domestic political dispute which even extends into the classroom. Reisner,… 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 »

Kevin Tuite – The Rise and Fall and Revival of the Ibero-Caucasian Hypothesis

Kevin Tuite – The Rise and Fall and Revival of the Ibero-Caucasian Hypothesis

The hypothesis that the three indigenous Caucasian language stocks (Abkhaz-Adyghean, Nakh-Daghestanian, and Kartvelian) are genetically related has little support at the present day among linguists specializing in these languages. Nonetheless,… Read more »

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