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Kevin Tuite – “Antimarriage” in Ancient Georgian Society

Kevin Tuite – “Antimarriage” in Ancient Georgian Society

[:en] 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… Read more »

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Kevin Tuite – Real and Imagined Feudalism in Highland GeorgiaKevin 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 »

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