The Sasanian world through Georgian eyes : : Caucasia and the Iranian Commonwealth in Late Antique Georgian literature / / Stephen H. Rapp Jr.

"Georgian literary sources for Late Antiquity are commonly held to be later productions devoid of historical value. As a result, scholarship outside the Republic of Georgia has privileged Graeco-Roman and even Armenian narratives. However, when investigated within the dual contexts of a regiona...

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Place / Publishing House:Farnham, Surrey, England : : Ashgate,, [2014]
Year of Publication:2014
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Physical Description:1 online resource (540 pages) :; illustrations, facsimiles
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Contexts
  • Part I. Hagiographical texts
  • The vitae of Susanik and Evstati
  • The Nino cycle
  • Part II. Historiographical texts
  • Early historiography and its corpora
  • The Life of the kings
  • The Life of the successors of Mirian
  • The Life of Vaxtang Gorgasali
  • Ps.-Juanser's continuation
  • Epilogue: Hambavi Mep'et'a and Sasanian Caucasia
  • Appendix I: Terminological note
  • Appendix II: Table of Georgian literary sources for the Sasanian era
  • Appendix III: Table of K'art'velian kings and presiding princes until the end of the Sasanian Empire
  • Appendix IV: Table of Mihranid Bidax'es of Somxiti-Gugark
  • Appendix V: Table of Sasanian [Shahanshahs].