Journal Amirani. 2014. Volume 25

"Khazarula", Georgian variety of apple

Author(s): Nino Tabagari

The present paper is an endeavour to analize Caucasus history on its’ transit-trade way and show the importance of Georgia in these relations. The name of apple variety “Khazarula” seems to be ethnonymic and may be connected to the Kingdom of Khazars.

Journal Amirani. 2014. Volume 25

Marriage and Family relations in Kabardian society: History and the Present

Author(s): Larisa Dorogova

Kabardians - one of Adyghe subethnoses, most known as Circassians. People's lives governed by Adat which Kabardian society called Adyge Habze. Habze translated from Kabardian means the law and etiquette. Adyghe Habze identify with the concept of customary law. Kabardians invest in this concept customs, traditions, laws, written and unwritten, which lives and develops Kabardian society.

Journal Amirani. 2014. Volume 25

Appendix to vol 25: Saint George the great Knight

Author(s): Paata Bukhrashvili

One prominent feature of Georgian Christianity is the cult of the warrior saint, in particular, that of St. George, which emerged in the official Georgian Orthodox Church in the 9th century and which some specialists have linked to the consolidation of the feudal monarchical order and its promotion of an idealized notion of the warrior.

Journal Amirani. 2015. Volume 26

Man's National Clothes in East Georgia

Author(s): Gulnara Kvantidze

The national clothes of Georgian man proved in East Georgia of the late medieval ages represents the research topic of the below mentioned article.
For scientific research of the topic the written sources of the mentioned period are assumed to be the important original sources: Vakhushti Batonishvili "Discription of Georgian Kingdom", Ioane Batonishvili "Kalmasoba", Iese Baratashvili "Life-Will", Davit Fanaskerteli-Tsitsishvili "Behaviors and Skills of Georgia", etc., foreign travelers’ notes: Arcangelo Lamberti "Description of Samegrel"’, Jean Chardin "Voyage in Georgia", Dionigi Carli "Notes about XVII century" and notes from voyages of the Italian travelers: Giosafat Barbaro and Ambrogio Contarini, since relatively early period (XV). In terms of studying the clothes the contribution of dowry books, visible (wall painting and clothes of people in miniatures) and ethnographic materials are also essential.

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