The Face of a Hero Fighting for Freedom in Akaki Gatserelia's Creation ("Amzati")


  • Makvala Davitadze


Akaki Gatserelia, Stories and Novels, Amzati, Struggle for Freedom


In Georgian literature, the face of the proud son of Shamili, the proud son of a mountain, has emerged as a paradigm of disobedience, work of Akaki Tsereteli, Ilia Chavchavadze, Alexander Kazbegi, Grigol Robakidze, Titsian Tabidze, Anna Kalandadze and other writers works are created with this attitude

Next to them are the historical stories of A.Gatserelia: "One Day of the Imam", "Chir-Yurt", "Imam in the Lodge", "Bosco`s apprentice", "Amzati", romance-chronicle “Shamili”.

Akaki Gatserelia`s "Amzati" is a sheet of unequal and self-sacrificing battle produced by Shamil.

The tragic story of the self-sacrificing battle of Shamili and the faithful to the homeland Naibi is narrated with high artistic craftsmanship.

The aim of the author is to show the face of the hero struggling for freedom on the one hand, and on the other hand to urge contemporaries to fight for freedom.

The work presents problems and artistic analysis of Akaki Gatserelia's story “Amzati”.






Literary Studies