Journal Amirani. 2009. Volume 21

Saint Dodo Garejeli

Author(s): David Merkviladze

St. Dodo Garejeli is one of the famous Georgian ecclesiastic worker of VI century. He arrived Gareja desert to the renowned hermit – St. David Garejeli, for his following spiritual activities. Supposedly St. Dodo was local inhabitant, from the Kakheti province. However, it seems unconvincing to consider St. Dodo belonged of Andronikashvili noble family name.

Journal Amirani. 2009. Volume 21

Germany in 1914 on the pages of Georgian newspapers

Author(s): Maia Machavariani

Based on the articles of Georgian press of year 1914, we can see the way it has been covered the politically tense situation in German in the beginning of I World War.
According to the researched materials it is written that during covering procedures in Germany, Georgian newspapers fixate their clearly negative attitude to any exposure of aggression.
For the creation of public opinion and fast reaction on it Georgian press used short correspondences of European and Russian agencies and wide analytical letters of Georgian and foreign publicists.

Journal Amirani. 2009. Volume 21

The idea of Socialism in the Archil Jorjadze’s works

Author(s): Maia Gogiberidze

Archil Jorjadze felt sympathy with anarchists during Geneva Conference in 1904 and soon totally experienced influence of anarchist-socialism ideas. This is quite clearly revealed in his works written during revolution in 1905-1907. Two books of this author-“Old and New” (1906) and “Socialism-Federalism in Georgia” carry anarchist socialism ideas.
In opinion of Archil Jorjadze, Geneva Conference had the following importance-it built fundament for new party of national character, its socialist program and helped to pay more attention to social questions.

Journal Amirani. 2009. Volume 21

Russian Soviet Occupation Armed Forces in Kutaisi District in 1921

Author(s): Nino Vashakmadze

After the intervention of Russian Soviet Armed Forces on the territory of Georgian Democratic Republic, occupational regime was established. Local governing organs the so called “Revkoms” were created on the whole territory of Georgia. However their power was nominal.
The situation created in Kutaisi District as one of the administrative unit clearly described the power of “Revkoms” and their relation with occupation forces. And the situation established in the region was much like the occupied country.

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