List/Grid Tag Archives: Svaneti

Kevin Tuite – “Antimarriage” in Ancient Georgian Society

Kevin Tuite – “Antimarriage” in Ancient Georgian Society

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… Read more »

Kevin Tuite – Real and Imagined Feudalism in Highland Georgia

Kevin Tuite – Real and Imagined Feudalism in Highland Georgia

During the 8th-9th centuries, a system of land tenure and political organization that has been described as “feudal” arose in the Transcaucasus. The author argues that none of the mountainous regions… Read more »

© 2017 Georgica. All rights reserved. XHTML / CSS Valid.
Proudly designed by Theme Junkie.