Vol. 14 (2020): XIV International Symposium Contemporary Issues of Literary Studies : The Silk Road Countries` Folklore
History and Collective Memory

Alexandre Orbeliani, as Researcher and Collector of Georgian Folk: (According to the new academic four volume materials of compositions)

Julieta Gabodze
Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

Published 2020-10-20


  • Folk,
  • Publishing,
  • Traditions,
  • Collector-Researcher


Numerous compostions of one of the leader of 1832 plot – Alexandre Orbeliani (1802-1869), famous Georgian writer of XXI century counts up several tenth artistic texts and more documental-historical and memorial prose samples.

In 2020, Rustaveli National scientific fund has financed the project “at the source of Georgian Europeism – Publication of Academic fourvolume of Al. Orbeliani”.

Full volume of compositions gives the opportunities to introduce Al. Orbeliani to the reader as Georgian Folk Researcher. His creations can keep Georgian orally transmitted texts, herewith; he is a collectorresearcher of Georgian Musical folk, folk traditions and historical monuments and its architect.