Tpʻileli, Babatʻašvili Tpʻileli Date of Birth: 1620 Place of Birth: Georgia Date of Death: 1688 Place of Death: Georgia
Ioseb Tʻbileli was descended from the family of Giorgi Saakaże, the hero he depicts in his poem Didmouraviani. There are various theories about his relationship to Giorgi Saakaże, but it seems safe to assume that he was the son of Saakaże’s nephew.
He grew up in the Kvatʻaxevi monastery in Georgia, and there…
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“Ioseb Tʻbileli”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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