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Monday, 14 May 2007

the W()RD

The W()RD now is Shota Rustaveli (c.1172 - c.1216), who appeared recently here in an anagram. His poem The Knight in the Panther's Skin can be found online in English at
in French at
and in Russian (halfway down or so) at
Yes, it's long, but it's Georgia's national epic. Read it (online or buy it if you'd rather) to learn a huge amount about the country then and now.

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