Religious Affiliation of the Benedictine monks of Mount Athos

The paper studies Greek hagiographic monuments, Mount Athos Acts and Leo Ostiensis "chronicles", where information about the Benedictine monks of Mount Athos can be found. The author tries to reject Elene Metreveli's idea that the Benedictine monks of Mount Athos were Catholics and endeavours to justify his position about the Benedictine monks being orthodox Christians. 


Keywords: Mount Athos, Hagiography, the Great Schism, Catholicism, Orthodox Christianity


The function of Kh-//H- Prefix in the forms of I-Prefix Passive Voice in Ancient Georgian Language

In the written monuments of Khanmet-Haemet the existence of Kh-//H- Prefix in all three person forms of I-Prefix Passive Voice is a norm (ხჳქმენ, ხიქმენ, ხიქმნა...). The article aims to understand the function of the Kh-//H- Prefix.

Keywords: I-Prefix Passive Voice, Khanmet, Haemet, Phonetics, Aspiration


The “Linguistic crisis” of Hofmannsthal in the context of Fridrich Nietzsche’s linguistic-semiotic vision

The article discusses Hugo von Hofmannsthal and his main work important for it artistic and aesthetic values - The Letter of Lord Chandos - its philosophical and theoretical foundations and its relation to the main provisions of Friedrich Nietzsche's linguistic views.

Keywords: “Linguistic crisis”, Philosophy, Poetry, Fragmentation, De-personalization


Modernist Lyrical Discourse and ‘Blue Horses’ by Galaktion Tabidze

The present paper aims to interpret the lyrical poem ‘Blue Horses' by Galaktion Tabidze in the context of modernist lyrical discourse. The author believes that by ‘Blue Horses' new modernist lyrical discourse was established in Georgian lyric. The author suggests that the publication year of the poem (1915) can be seen as a date when Georgian modernist lyric emerged.


Keywords: Galaktion Tabidze, ‘Blue Horses’, modernism, symbolism, images


On the issue of women writer’s identity in contemporary Turkish Literature

The article deals with the process of self-identification of women authors in the writing space of modern Turkish Literature. Several opinions of women authors are cited about their attitudes towards the concept "Women Literature". A special attention is drawn at the technique of women hysteria that serves as a strategy of destructing the patriarchal discourse.

Keywords: Women authors, Women stories, Hysteria, “Feminine Literature” and “Masculine Literature”, Excessive mimesis


For the interpretation of Davit Guramishvili’s Prayer and Supplicate for Trinity

The article deals with the two verses of Davit Guramishvili ("Prayer, when Davit felt hungry during imprisonment and asked God for bread" and "The Supplication to Trinity: Asking to show the road to Davit") and their main point and essence, whose source is the Lord's Prayer "Our Father." By these verses the Christian World outline of the poet and his artistic abilities are fully shown.


Keywords: Prayer, “Our Father”, Liturgical consciousness, the poet’s life on foreign land, the aspiration to God


The Comprehensive English-Georgian Dictionary as a Basis for Bilingual European-Georgian Dictionaries

The article deals with practical methods and general prospects for the creation of bilingual, European-Georgian dictionaries basing on the Comprehensive English-Georgian Dictionary. Techniques for the creation of such dictionaries are shown on the example of concrete entries from projected Italian-Georgian, French-Georgian, German-Georgian, and Swedish-Georgian dictionaries.


Keywords: bilingual lexicography, Romance-Georgian and Germanic-Georgian dictionaries


The Gender Dynamics of Youth Interaction (Based on Georgian and German language material)

The article deals will the gender dynamics of discourse concerning Georgian and German Girls and Boys, the cooperative and competentive style of their communication (maritial, full of Intense competition). The essay analyzes the empirical data from audio-visual recordings.

Keywords: Discourse Dynamics, Youth Language, German and Georgian Girls and Boys, Supporting reactions of communication


The Celestial Sphere in the Poetry of N. Gumiliov

N. Gumiliov's poetical manner is characterized by the generalization of the semantic meaning connected to celestial sphere. These words are the holders of both conotational charges (they are loaded positively, as well as negatively). Sometimes a transition from positive to negative register occurs.  

Keywords: N. Gumiliov, Celestial Sphere, Component analysis, Conotational charge


The peculiarities for the understanding of Emily Dickinson’s works in Georgian Literature

In the past years there has been an increasing interest towards the translation of American female authors in Georgian language. One of the noteworthy in this case is Emily Dickinson's poetry, during whose exploration the researcher comes across different interesting aspects from the point of view of translation as well as literary relations.

Keywords: Female Poetry, Dickinson, Translation, transition, transfer of poetical style