Research of Nino Sakvarelidze

Fields of Research

  • Ancient Church History and Patristics (especially Dionysius the Areopagite, Maximus the Confessor; patristic commentaries on the Lord’s Prayer)
  • Liturgics (history of Byzantine liturgical commentaries, history of Georgian Liturgy)
  • Christian East (philological and theological research on Old Georgian translations of the works of the Fathers of Church, edition and commentary of Old Georgian sources)
  • History of reception (Old Georgian reception of the Greek patristic and philosophical thought)
  • Terminological research (investigation of Old Georgian theological and philosophical terminology)
  • Interrelations between Antiquity and Christendom, Philosophy and Theology (especially Phenomenon of Georgian Hellenophilism)

Membership of Associations

  • SOL = Societas Orientalium Liturgiarum
  • IAPS = International Association of Patristic Studies
  • LSK = Liturgiewissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Klosterneuburg
  • PRO ORIENTE Commission of Young Catholic and Orthodox Theologians
  • NAPS = North American Patristics Society
  • AKL Ö = Working Group of Catholic Liturgists in German speaking area, Section in Austria
  • „Synagoge und Kirchen“ = Research Center at the Department of Biblical Studies and Historical Theology of the University of Innsbruck

Membership of Committees

  • Appointment Committee for Church History and Patrology, University of Innsbruck
  • Appointment Committee for New Testament Studies, University of Innsbruck
  • Habilitation Committee, University of Innsbruck
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