December 5 marks 80 anniversary of Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation Zaudin Dagazovich Khunov. The WAC web information portal has prepared an essay on his professional path, life and multifaceted activities.
The well-known Abkhaz ethnologist, veteran of the Patriotic War of the people of Abkhazia, a member of the Supreme Council of the World Abaza Congress, Marina Bartsyts, turns 55.
George Hewitt, an outstanding linguist and Caucasian scholar of London University, came to Abkhazia due to his interest in complex languages - but he found his fate there, friends, colleagues and a second home.
Abkhaz language belongs to the West Caucasian (Abkhaz-Adyg) group of the Caucasian language family. The closest to it is the Abaza language and they are related to the Adyg, Kabardino-Circassian languages, as well as the now extinct Ubykh. The Abkhaz language is one of the oldest and archaic languages of the world, which has survived to this day. The alphabet of the Abkhaz language consists of 64 letters: 56 consonants, 6 vowels, as well as two signs - a soft sign and a labialization sign.
Creative heritage of the writer and public figure Adil-Girey Keshev played a significant role in the spiritual life of the Abaza people, taking an honorable place at the top of the educational literature of the North Caucasus.
This year marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of a prominent linguist, literary critic, founder of the Abkhaz literary criticism, laureate of the Gulia State Prize, doctor of philological sciences Khukhut Bgazhba.
Mikhail Trapsh, the famous scientist and classic of Abkhaz archeology, who left an invaluable legacy not only to the historians of Abkhazia, but also to all Caucasian historians was born on October 10, more than a century ago. The WAC web information portal publishes an essay about him by this date.