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Iakob Shemok`medili
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Iakob Shemok`medili (Samebeli) Dumbaże

Date of Birth: Early 17th century

Place of Birth: Shemok`medi, Georgia

Date of Death: 1713

Place of Death: Jerusalem


Iakob Dumbaże, later known as Shemok‘medili, was born in the village of Shemok‘medi in Guria, Georgia, in the first part of the 17th century. He received a religious education in Trebizond and, on his return to Georgia began working for the Georgian Orthodox C…

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Baindurashvili, Khatuna, “Iakob Shemok`medili”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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