Georgii Maliev

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Maliev, Georgii Gadoevich


Born Nov. 5, 1886; died 1937. Soviet Ossetian writer.

Maliev was born in the village of Maska, in northern Ossetia. In 1917 he became a member of the Ossetian revolutionary democratic party Kermen. He took part in the struggle to establish Soviet power in Ossetia. Maliev worked for many years as a village teacher.

Maliev, a lyric poet, wrote in both Russian and Ossetian. His first poem was published in 1909. The collections Mountain Motifs (1924) and Iraf (1935) contain his verses, poems, and short stories.


In Russian translation:
Legendy i byli. Moscow, 1960.


Ocherk istorii osetinskoi sovetskoi literatury. Ordzhonikidze, 1967. Pages 61-72.
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