TITUS/ARMAZI: Biblical, Apocryphal, and Patristic Texts in Old Georgian

The TITUS site, which is otherwise dedicated mostly to electronic Texts in Indo-European languages, also contains a very large group of texts in Old Georgian; most of these were entered in the framework of the Armazi project for the electronic documentation of Caucasian languages and cultures, an early internet endeavor conducted between 1999 and 2002.  Electronic texts include the complete Old and New Testaments, with entries for specific manuscripts and lectionaries; important apocryphal texts, such as the Story of Joseph of Arimathea on the first church in Lydda (for which see my article in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 50); various translated and “autochthonous” hagiographical texts, most of them under-studied martyrdoms; and historical texts, including the Georgian Chronicle.  In all, a very large percentage of extant Old Georgian literature is available through this wonderful resource; along with the Classical Armenian texts, TITUS offers substantial sources for early Christianity in the Caucasus region.

http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/framee.htm?/search/query.htm#Etabelle

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