№ 2, 2000
It would not be true to say that there are two, three, four or numerous civilizations in the Caucasus. Although fragments of ancient and medieval civilizations have survived, the long-term experience of coexistence and common history have largely leveled many of the purely civilizational differences. We can talk about the Caucasian cultural and historic community characterized by the existence of many interconnected and colliding subcultures. each of them including plenty of idiosyncratic groups. Such community is different from Middle Eastern and Central Asian cultural-historic communities.
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