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Ioseb Tʻbileli
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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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Kharebava, Nana, “Ioseb Tʻbileli”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 28 January 2020 <>

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