Georgian Poet Shota Rustaveli

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Shota Rustaveli wrote the poem 'The Knight in the ___ Skin.'

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Shota Rustaveli studied in ____ before becoming the treasurer of Queen Tamara.

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Shota Rustaveli was a 12th-century Georgian ____.

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The first printing of 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin' took place in Georgia's capital city of ____ in 1712.

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Shota Rustaveli's later poems were frequently ____ and religious.

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Some claim that when Shota Rustaveli grew old, he traveled to ____ and passed away in a Georgian monastery.

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Shota Rustaveli is known for writing 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin,' an epic poem about a young prince's quest to rescue his friend's ____.

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Shota Rustaveli was the treasurer of ____.

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Shota Rustaveli devoted himself to literary activity and wrote 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin,' which is considered the beauty and pride of ____ writing.

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Shota Rustaveli studied in Greece before becoming the treasurer of Queen Tamara.

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The first printing of 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin' took place in Georgia's capital city of Tbilisi in 1712.

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Shota Rustaveli wrote his later poems frequently about philosophical and religious themes.

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Shota Rustaveli is known for writing 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin,' an epic poem about a young prince's quest to rescue his friend's beloved.

True

Shota Rustaveli was raised by a monk uncle after becoming an orphan as a young child.

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Shota Rustaveli was familiar with the poems of Homer and the philosophy of Plato, theology, the principles of literature and rhetoric, Persian and Arabic literature.

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Shota Rustaveli passed away in a Georgian monastery after traveling to Jerusalem when he grew old.

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Shota Rustaveli was a 14th-century Georgian poet.

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Shota Rustaveli's literary work 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin' is considered the beauty and pride of Armenian writing.

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Test your knowledge about Shota Rustaveli, the 12th-century Georgian poet and author of 'The Knight in the Skin of a Panther,' a renowned work in Georgian literature. Learn about his life, works, and contributions to medieval poetry.

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