Georgia pp 122-130 | Cite as

Gori

  • Peter Nasmyth

Abstract

Of the many cult shrines dotted around the world, the one focusing on the town of Gori in central Georgia must count as among the more genuinely surreal. A smallish industrial town of about 60,000, 90km west of Tbilisi, Gori is a lethargic, valley community with little to lift its name out of the dust save one crumbling castle and one similarly collapsing legend. Yet to its inhabitants, this legend is all.

Keywords

Dust Cane Ghost Banner Smallpox 

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© Peter Nasmyth 1998

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