Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Sayatnova; Saatlama; Sayatnama

Date: 18th century

Original Language: Georgian, Armenian and Azeri


Sayatnova wrote and performed his songs in several languages, Georgian, Armenian and Azeri, which was not unusual in Tbilisi. Others are known to have attempted to write songs in two or three languages, though their talent was nowhere near his. This is evidenced by the fact that other ashughs who could have enjoyed great popularity at the time have remained in his shadow. Acc…

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Tskhadaia, Zoia , “ Poetry”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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