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A Georgian Reader : With Texts, Translation and Vocabulary - B. G. Hewitt

A Georgian Reader

With Texts, Translation and Vocabulary

Paperback Published: 31st December 1996
ISBN: 9780728602526
Number Of Pages: 400

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This reader is designed to meet the requirements of students of the Georgian language who need to practice and extend their knowledge by familiarizing themselves with some original Georgian writing. The 20 texts contained in this volume cover a variety of subjects, aimed at introducing aspects of the culture, nature and peoples of Georgia to the student and so enhancing understanding of the country, its regional diversity and traditions, whilst at the same time improving understanding of its language. To facilitate the learner's greater understanding of the Georgian language, the source-text is presented in parallel with the translation and followed by a list of pertinent vocabulary.

The Eaglep. 2
Four Gospel Collectionsp. 4
The Roe-Deer Fawn's Talep. 20
Misfortunep. 36
Three Ways of Datingp. 46
Nature's Songstersp. 54
Khaldep. 74
Ushgulip. 96
Description of Ushgulip. 104
Darisp'an's Great Troublep. 112
Folk Traditions in Khevsuretip. 120
Folk Traditions in Tushetip. 130
Linturalp. 150
K'akhetip. 156
Rach'a is in Crisisp. 166
The Mousetrapp. 190
Aspects of Mingrelian Culturep. 220
Ossetiap. 246
Abkhaziap. 250
Tell the Lovely Violetp. 256
Notes and Vocabularyp. 259
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ISBN: 9780728602526
ISBN-10: 0728602520
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 31st December 1996
Publisher: School of Oriental & African Studies,External Services Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1