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Gordeziani Rismag


Full Professor, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University


Doctor of Philology, Professor, Professor-Emeritus.
Corresponding Member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences; Honorable Member of the Greek Archaeological Society; Honorary Doctor at the Batumi State University. Author of about 250 scientific works, including 28 monographs.
Primary research interests are: ancient civilization, history of ancient literature, etiology, etruscology, Greek and Latin linguistics, Kartvelology or Georgian studies.
Editor-in- Chief of the Encyclopedia “Antique Caucasus”. Chief Editor of the International journal “Phasis”. The editor of around 100 books and monographs in the field of Hellinology.

Education - Scientific Degree

  1. 2013


    Georgian National Academy of Sciences
  2. 1988

    Corresponding Member

    The Georgian Academy of Sciences
  3. 1974

    Doctor of Philological Sciences

    Tbilisi State University
  4. 1967

    Candidate of Philological Sciences

    Tbilisi State University
  5. 1963-1966

    Postgraduate Study, Doctoral Candidacy

    Tbilisi State University
  6. 1958-1963


    Tbilisi State University

Professional Experience

  1. 2006 - Present
    Full Professor
    Tbilisi State University
  2. 1997 - Present
    Tbilisi State University, Institute of Classical Philology, Byzantine and Neo-Grace
  3. 1993-2006
    Tbilisi State University
  4. 1989-2006
    Head of Division
    Division of Classical Philology
  5. 1982-2006
    Head of the Mediterranean Culture Research Laboratory
    Tbilisi State University
  6. 1976-2006
    Professor of Division of Classical Philology
    Tbilisi State University
  7. 1967-1976
    Associate Professor of Classical Philology
    Tbilisi State University