- Raphael Eristavi
Prince Raphael Eristavi (რაფიელ ერისთავი; 1824-1901) was a Georgian
Writing in the
Georgian language, Eristavi described the life and manners of the Georgian people in poetry, short stories, plays, and ethnographic essays.
Widely popular among Georgians in his day, in 1895, Georgia had a national day of celebration in his honor.
* [http://www.nplg.gov.ge/dlibrary/collect/0001/000091/Anthology%20of%20Georgian%20poetry.pdf Anthology of Georgian Poetry]
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