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 Samecʻniero
(328 words)



‘An enquiry’

Iase Tʻuši

Date: 1620s

Original Language: Georgian

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The polemical poem Sa mec ʻ niero (‘An enquiry’; literally ‘scientific’) appears to have been written some time before 1629 as it refers to Shah ʿAbbās I (r. 1588-1629) as still living. It consists of 15 chapters and 280 verses, with an appendix containing one of the first Georgian-Persian dictionaries. It is the earliest Georgian manuscript so far discovered in Ira…

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Baindurashvili, Khatuna, “ Samecʻniero”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30573>



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