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Performativizing Papyrocentricity #36

Papyrocentric Performativity Presents:

Tormenting the TongueGeorgian Dictionary and Phrasebook, Nicholas Awde and Thea Khitarishvili (Hippocrene Books 2011)

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The Georgian alphabet (mxedruli) in a Syriac manuscript

To file in “unexpected finds”: With no apparent relationship to the rest of the text on the page, the Georgian mxedruli alphabet (along with Armenian) is found in the large outer margin of a Syriac manuscript from Jerusalem containing the… 55 more words

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07 October, 2014

  • Giorgi Margvelashvili met with U.S. trade chamber representatives. Norland asked Margvelashvili – How he will take on skeptics in Washington regarding Georgia’s obsession with the past.
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Georgian Language

Old Georgian phrases and sentences 30 (Amirandarejaniani)

Today’s selection is actually not Old Georgian, but later, belonging to the corpus of Middle Georgian. In this period, beginning in the 11th and 12th centuries, religious literature continued to be copied and composed, but there is a flowering of secular literature alongside it, in terms of both poetry and prose, very much influenced by Persian literature, with even more than one version of parts of the… 396 more words

Georgian

Old Georgian phrases and sentences 29

In a recent post I listed some manuscripts in languages of the Christian east for a homily on the burial of Jesus (CPG 3768), attributed variously to Epiphanius, Anastasius of Sinai, and Cyril of Alexandria. 175 more words

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Xenia Onatopp: Not Georgian

In the 1995 movie Goldeneye, the following exchange takes place between James Bond and the villainess Xenia Onatopp:

XO: Thank you, mister…

JB: Bond. James Bond.

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