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Tpʻileli, Babatʻašvili Tpʻileli

Date: 1684-7

Original Language: Georgian


According to the introductory stanza, Tʻbileli wrote Didmouraviani at the behest of King Arčʻil II (d. 1714). It is generally agreed that the work was composed between 1684 and 1687, after Arčʻil had written his own Tʻeimuraziani (1681-5), as the king would otherwise have mentioned it in his own telling of the events it covers. In the first published edition of 1851, edited by Pl…

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Kharebava, Nana, “ Didmouraviani”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <>

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