A catalogue of Georgian Manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Wardr. d. 17

Oriental Manuscripts Wardrop Collection


The Knight in the Panther's Skin

Language(s): Georgian

50 coloured full-page illustrations and fragments of traces of others. Numerous verses in various Caucasian and Turkic languages added in Georgian characters on blank pages


CWC, 322
For commentary on the text see: S. Caishvili, 'Vefxistqaosnis tek'stis istoria' (Georg. e. 507)

Physical Description

Form: leaf
Extent: 11+237 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 27 × 20 cm.




Origin: 17th c.

Provenance and Acquisition

8.10.1911; presented to the library by Prince Giorgi Ceret'eli through Princess Venera Ceret'eli


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