A catalogue of Georgian Manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Wardr. c. 1 (4)

Oriental Manuscripts Wardrop Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: Saomari 6 quatrains of a folk poem
Language(s): Georgian

Headed (in English): 'The Georgian Marseillaise'. followed by a note, in English, by M. Wardrop: 'Copied from 'Sroma', no. 37, 22 September 1882, published in Kutais. After the publication of this poem the censure of the paper was transferred to Tiflis...The peasantry sing the above song to a certain tune; it was, of course, not written in XVIII c.'

References

CWC, 306

Physical Description

Form: leaf
Extent: 1 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 20 cm.

Layout

Hand(s)

History

Origin: 1894?

Provenance and Acquisition

1914-10-11 don. J.O. Wardrop

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC