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Presentation of translation of book “Children of Caucasus” held

The Presentation of the translation of the book "Children of Caucasus" by Austrian writer Arthur von Zutne was held at Akaki Tsereteli State University of Kutaisi.

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Georgia: The Presentation of the translation of the book “Children of Caucasus” by Austrian writer Arthur von Zutne was held at Akaki Tsereteli State University of Kutaisi.

The presentation of the book was organized by the Art Department of History-Archeology of the Faculty of Humanities of Akaki Tsereteli State University and the Union of Cultural, Art, Educational Institutions of Kutaisi, within the framework of “Kutaisi-UNESCO Literary City”.

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The event was attended by the Mayor of Kutaisi Joseph Khakhaleishvili, and representatives of local government and universities.

The works were translated from German by Doctor of Philosophy, Germanist, and translator Tamaz Gvenetadze. The translation was published by the publisher “Artanuj”. In the book, you will find unknown, historical, geographical, and ethnographic facts about Georgia. The original of “Caucasian Children” in 1890-1891 was published in two volumes in Dresden and Leipzig.

Joseph Khakhaleishvili said, “We attended an interesting event today at Akaki Tsereteli State University – a presentation of the translation of famous German writer Arthur Zutner’s book “Children of Caucasus“. The book was translated by our fellow woman, Doctor of Philosophy, Germanist Tamaz Gvenetadze, who has been in Germany for years and promotes the development of friendly relations between the two countries.”

He mentioned that, “The work of Arthur Gundakar von Zutner and his wife, Nobel Prize laureate Bertha von Zutner is another proof that Europe, as a cultural phenomenon, was always active in Georgia. It is also important that the Zutners lived in Kutaisi at the end of the 19th century for some time.”

“It is noteworthy that the event was held within the framework of “Kutaisi-UNESCO Literary City”. With this status, our city will offer many more interesting projects and news. “- Joseph Khakhaleishvili stated.

The presentation of the translation of the book “Caucasians” by the Austrian writer Arthur von Suttner was held at the Akaki Tsereteli State University of Kutaisi. 

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The presentation of the book was organized by the Department of Arts of the Faculty of Humanities of Akaki Tsereteli State University, Department of History and Archeology, and the association of cultural, artistic, and educational institutions of Kutaisi, within the framework of “Kutaisi-UNESCO City of Literature “.

The mentioned event was attended by the Mayor of Kutaisi City Municipality Ioseb Khakhaleishvili, representatives of local authorities, and universities.

The work was translated from German by Doctor of Philosophy, Germanist, and translator Tamaz Gvenetadze. The translation was published by the “Artanuji” publishing house. In the book, you will find hitherto unknown historical, geographical, and ethnographic facts related to Georgia. The original “Caucasians ” was published in two volumes in Dresden and Leipzig in 1890-1891.

“We attended an interesting event today at Akaki Tsereteli State University – the presentation of the translation of the book “Caucasians” by the famous German writer Arthur Suttner. The book was translated by our compatriot, doctor of philosophy, Germanist Tamaz Gvenetadze, who has been working in Germany for years and promotes the development of friendly relations between the two countries.

The work of Arthur Gundaccar Freiherr von Suttner and his wife, Nobel laureate Bertha von Suttner, is another proof that Europe, as a cultural phenomenon, has always been relevant in Georgia. The fact that the Zutners lived in Kutaisi for some time at the end of the 19th century is also important.

It should be noted that the event was held within the framework of the “Kutaisi-UNESCO City of Literature.” With this status, our city will offer many more interesting projects and innovations,” said Ioseb Khakhaleishvili.

 

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