Sayatnova; Saatlama; Sayatnama
Date of Birth: Between 1711 and 1722
Place of Birth: Tbilisi
Date of Death: Unknown; possibly 1795 or around 1800
Place of Death: Tbilisi
Sayatnova is a pseudonym, derived from the word ‘Seidnova’ meaning ‘patron of a poem’. The poet’s real name is Arutina (which in Armenian means ‘resurrection’): ‘Sayatnova is my name, I am Arutina,’ he writes in one of his poems (Baramiże, Saiat‘nova-K‘art‘uli, p. 30).