Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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K‘aikhosro Ch‘oloqashvili

Date: Probably between 1590 and 1613

Original Language: Georgian


Omainiani is extant in 13 manuscripts of varying length, mostly incomplete or fragmentary, of which two are complete; the text exists in five extensive versions as well as some abbreviated versions. It consists of 440 four-line stanzas, interspersed with prose episodes. The first printed edition of the work contains 120 pages; the lat…

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Ghaghanidze, Merab, “ Omainiani”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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