Born in 1953 in the black sea coastal city of Batumi is the author of numerous research books and essays on Antique Comedies, Modern Cultural Analysis and Latin Language. At first Berdzenishvili studied at the Polytechnic University of Georgia but after two years he dropped his studies and entered Tbilisi State University, Department of Classical Philology which he graduated in 1977. After earning his PHD, with a dissertation about Aristophanes, he worked as a Librarian at the State University’s Latin Library. For years he was teaching Antique Literature at State University. In 1984–87 Levan Berdzenishvili was sent to a prison camp as a political prisoner for 'Anti-soviet agitation and propaganda'. In 1996 he became active in politics and led several social campaigns. In 2009 -2011 he was working in the United States of America, delivering lectures at different Universities. Levan Berdzenishvili is full professor at GIPA (Georgian Institute of Public Affairs) and associate professor at CSB (Caucasus School of Business). Since 2012 he is the member of Georgian Parliament and lives in Tbilisi with his family.
- Absolute Darkness, Bakur Sulakauri Publishing, 2010, 2012
LITERARY PRIZES AND AWARDS
- Literary award SABA 2017 in category the best Non fiction for collection of essays 'Evolution of Literacy'
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