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…