Svans



ETHNONYMS: Svan: Mushwæn (person), Shwæn (territory); in Georgian these are "Svani" and "Svaneti," respectively.


Bibliography

Bardavelidze, Vera (1939). Svanur khalkhur dgheobata Walendari, 1: Akhalts'lis tsil'li (Calendar of Svan folk holidays , 1: New Year's cycle). Tbilisi: Metsniereba.


Chartolani, Mikhail (1961). Kartveli khalkhis mat'erialuri k'ult'uris ist'oriidan: K'era svanur sakhlshi (From the material culture of the Georgian people: The hearth in the Svanetian home.) Tbilisi: Metsniereba.

Gabliani, Egnate (1925). Dzveli da akhali Svaneti (Old and new Svaneti). Tbilisi: Georgian State Publishing House.


Gasviani, G. A. (1980). Sotsial'no-ekonomicheskaia struktura Svaneti v XI-XVIII vv (The social and economic structure of Svaneti in the 11th-18th centuries). Tbilisi: Metsniereba.


Nizharadze, Bessarion (1962-1964). Ist'oriul-etnograpiuli ts'erilebi (Historical and ethnographic essays). 2 vols. Tbilisi: Tbilisi State University Press.


Robakidze, A. I. (1990). Osnovnye cherty khoziaistvennogo byta v Svaneti (The principal features of domestic life in Svaneti). Tbilisi: Metsniereba.

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