Journal Amirani. 2007. Volume 17

The Beginning of the Church Construction in Zedazeni and Shiomgvime Monasteries

Author(s): David Merkviladze

The first temple in Zedazeni monastery was built after the death of it’s founder, Saint John Zedazneli, who himself had chosen ascetic activities. Construction of the church must be taken place in the 60-70 years of VI century.
In the VIII century by Clement, Katholikos of Georgia was erected the new basilica. As a result, the oldest church was included in the basilica as it’s Northern part.

Journal Amirani. 2007. Volume 17

Socialistic Realism and Georgian Pictorial Art according to Korneli Sanadze‘s paintings

Author(s): Lela Mikaberidze

Some art historians persuade to assess georgian pictorial art during the last 70 years of XX century as highly dogmatic, inward-looking and narrow. Such assessment is to some extent true of a certain category of artists.

Journal Amirani. 2007. Volume 17

Georgian Medals of XX century (sculptor Lamara Qvelidze)

Author(s): Nathia Ugrelidze

Lamara Qvelidze was one of the great sculptors in Georgian art history. She was born on 7th October 1937 in Tbilisi. Her first diploma project was SHEMODGOMA (AUTOMN) under the guidance of G. Sisauri.

Journal Amirani. 2007. Volume 17

For studying of the symbol of pomegranate

Author(s): Marika Mshvildadze, Ketevan Digmelashvili

Pomegranate as a symbol of fertility was widely spread in the Mediterranean civilization. In our opinion on the one hand it must be appeared in Christianity from the influence of the Old Testament and on the other hand, from Hellenistic-roman world.

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