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 ‘dġisa da ġamis gabaaseba’
(1,456 words)

Sarke t‘k‘mult‘aThe mirror of sayings

'Dialogue between day and night’

T‘eimuraz II

Date: 1736

Original Language: Georgian


It is thought that T‘eimuraz II wrote the poem Sarke t‘k‘mult’a [The mirror of sayings], or Dġisa da ġamis gabaaseba [Dialogue between day and night], in 1736. It contains 825 stanzas. Kekeliże proposes a different date of composition, suggesting that T‘eimuraz wrote the poem at the end of 1736, finishing it in 1738. Jakobia,…

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Metreveli, Saba, “ ‘dġisa da ġamis gabaaseba’”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <>

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