Research

Journal Amirani. 2007. Volume 17

For studying of the symbol of pomegranate

Author(s): Marika Mshvildadze, Ketevan Digmelashvili

Pomegranate as a symbol of fertility was widely spread in the Mediterranean civilization. In our opinion on the one hand it must be appeared in Christianity from the influence of the Old Testament and on the other hand, from Hellenistic-roman world.



Journal Amirani. 2008. Volume 20

To the question of study of Tsilkani and Akhizi relief symbols

Author(s): Marika Mshvildadze, Ketevan Digmelashvili

Early-Christian temple reliefs of Tsilkani (Episcopacy of Kartli) and Akhizi (Episcopacy of Klarjeti V-VI centuries) are considered in this work. These reliefs represent deer, as a geometric figures formed together with a cross. Opinion of the author about the symbolic description of Tsilkani reliefs is given as well. According to the author’s opinion subject of these reliefs have to be the legends about the conversion of Kartli to Christianity. On the basis of the study of the relief parallels and history of temple authors date mentioned relieves as of the II half of V century.



Journal Amirani. 2008. Volume 20

Landscape in Korneli Sanadze’s Works

Author(s): Lela Mikaberidze

The present work deals with versatile works by painter Korneli Sanadze, in particular his landscapes, aspects of his painting skills and values that pervade all of his paintings. The landscapes vary in terms of date, character, format and painting techniques involved. Their classification on the basis of format is, however, considered to be more preferable. The present work focuses on two paintings on one and the same theme.



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