Centenary celebration of Rustaveli in English
27th April 2012
The great Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli (1172-1216), was first translated into English by Marjory Wardrop 100 years ago. BGS plans to hold a few events to celebrate the centenary, and the inaugural event Rustaveli and the Wardrop Heritage will be held in Oxford on Sunday 6th May from 12 noon to 5pm. Speakers include Peter Nasymth and Donald Rayfield. The celebrated Iranian harpsichordist Mahan Isfahani will also perform.