Activities of the Grantees

Catalogue of Georgian manuscripts – presentation of album and database

29/11/2017 16:48

On November 29th, 2017, at 16:00, a presentation of the project ‘’Georgian Palimpsest Catalogue Album Database’’ was held at the National Center of Manuscript of Kekelidze. The project presentation was financed by The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia.  The exhibition was presented with unique samples of the palimpsest preserved in the National Center of Manuscripts. The interest in Georgian Palimpsest comes from 1920s. The history of this research is related to Ivane Javakhishvili and Akaki Shanidze. The founder of the Institute of Manuscript, Ilia Abuladze, also contributed to the study of the Palimpsest.