News ID: 313749
Published: 0215 GMT June 09, 2021

Alexander Aladashvili, great Georgian Iranologist, dies at 65

Alexander Aladashvili, great Georgian Iranologist, dies at 65

Prominent Georgian Iranologist, Alexander Aladashvili, died at the age of 65, the Iranian Embassy in Georgia reported on Wednesday.

Born on April 16, 1956, in Tbilisi, Georgia, Aladashvili graduated in Persian language and literature from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in 1978, IRNA reported.

He was a member of the Georgia Writers Association since 2017 and the winner of the Ivane Machabeli Award in 2017.

The late Iranologist worked with the translation committee of the Georgian association.

His first translations were published in the Tbilisi University newspaper.

Aladashvili was an Iranologist, a poet, and a translator.

During his life, Aladashvili translated and published parts of poems created by prominent Iranian poets, including Ferdowsi, Rudaki, Rumi, and Khayyam.

He also released a Persian-Georgian dictionary, with the help of the Iranian Embassy in Tbilisi.

 

 

   
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