Tornikios
Prince Tornike Eristavi (Georgian: თორნიკე ერისთავი) also known as John Tornikios or Tornikios (Greek: Τορνίκιος, died in 985) was a retired Georgian general and monk who came to be better kno...
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Christophorus III
Christophorus III (Georgian: ქრისტეფორე III, K'ristep'ore III) (March 27, 1873 – January 10, 1932) was a Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia from 1927 until his death.He was born as Kristepore Tsi...
Ephrem Mtsire
Ephrem Mtsire or Ephraim the Small (Georgian: ეფრემ მცირე) (died c. 1101/3) was a Georgian monk at Antioch, theologian and translator of patristic literature from Greek. Information as to Ephrem’s...
John the Iberian
John the Iberian (Georgian: იოანე, Ioane; died c. 1002) was a Georgian monk, who is venerated as a saint. His name refers to the Caucasian Iberia, not to the Spanish peninsula, and he is als...
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Elie Melia
Fr. Elie Melia (Georgian: ილია მელია) (February 20, 1915 – 1988) was a Georgian Orthodox priest in France and church historian.Born in Kutaisi, he fled the Soviet regime to Western Europe with his...
Zakaria Paliashvili
Zakaria Paliashvili (Georgian: ზაქარია ფალიაშვილი) (1871–1933) was a Georgian composer. He is regarded as a founder of Georgian classical music.As a young boy, he sang in a choir and learned...
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Gregory of Khandzta
Gregory of Khandzta (Georgian: გრიგოლ ხანძთელი, Grigol Khandzteli) (759 – 5 October 861) was a prominent Georgian ecclesiastic figure and a founder and leader of numerous monastic communities in...
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Eudemus I of Georgia
Eudemus I Diasamidze (Georgian: ევდემოზ I დიასამიძე, Evdemoz I Diasamidze; died 1642) was a Georgian churchman serving as Catholicos Patriarch of Georgia from 1632 until his death in 1642. His dem...
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Archil of Kakheti
Prince Archil the Martyr (Georgian: არჩილი) was an 8th-century Georgian Orthodox Christian royal prince of the eastern Georgian region of Kakheti who was executed by the Arabs for having refused t...
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Arsen Iqaltoeli
Arsen Iqaltoeli or Arsen of Iqalto (Georgian: არსენ იყალთოელი) (died c. 1127) was a Georgian churchman, calligrapher and religious author with noticeable role in the ecclesiastic life of Georgia i...
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Callistratus of Georgia
Callistratus (Georgian: კალისტრატე, Kalistrate) (Kalistrate Tsintsadze) (April 24, 1866 – February 2, 1952) was a Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia from June 21, 1932 until his death. His full t...
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David IV of Georgia
David IV, also known as David the Builder (Georgian: დავით აღმაშენებელი, Davit Aghmashenebeli) (1073 – 24 January 1125), of the Bagrationi dynasty, was a king of Georgia from 1089 until his death ...
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Thirteen Assyrian Fathers
The Thirteen Assyrian Fathers (Georgian: ათცამმეტი ასურელი მამანი, atsamet'i asureli mamani) were, according to Georgian church tradition, a group of monastic missionaries who arrived from Mesopot...
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Nicholas V of Georgia
Nicholas V, also known as Nicholas VIII (Georgian: ნიკოლოზ V/VIII, Nikoloz; c. 1529 – 1591) was the Catholicos Patriarch of Georgia from 28 February 1584 to 1591. He was born into the Bagrationi d...
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Peter the Iberian
Peter the Iberian (Georgian: პეტრე იბერი, Petre Iberi) (c. 411-491) was a Georgian royal prince, theologian and philosopher who was a prominent figure in early Christianity and one of the founders...
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Anthim the Iberian
Anthim the Iberian (Romanian: Antim Ivireanul, Georgian: ანთიმოზ ივერიელი - Antimoz Iverieli; secular name: Andria; 1650 — September or October 1716) was a Georgian theologian, scholar, calligra...
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Ephraim II of Georgia
Ephraim II (Georgian: ეფრემ II, Eprem) (October 19, 1896 – April 7, 1972) was a Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia from 1960 until his death. His full title was His Holiness and Beatitude, Archbi...
Kyrion II of Georgia
Kyrion II (Georgian: კირიონ II) (November 10, 1855 – 26 June 1918) was a Georgian religious figure and historian who served as the first Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia after the restoration o...
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Saint Nino
Saint Nino (Georgian: წმინდა ნინო (ts'minda nino), Armenian: Սուրբ Նունե, Greek: Αγία Νίνα), (sometimes St. Nune or St. Ninny) Equal to the Apostles and the Enlightener of Georgia, (c. 296...
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Grigol Peradze
Saint Grigol Peradze (Georgian: გრიგოლ ფერაძე) (St. Priest Martyr Grigol), (September 13, 1899 - December 6, 1942) was a famous Georgian ecclesiastic figure, theologian, historian, Archimandrite, ...
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Razhden the Protomartyr
Razhden (Georgian: რაჟდენი, also transliterated as Ražden or Rajden; died c. 457) was a 5th-century Persian nobleman in the service of the Georgian king Vakhtang I of Iberia and a convert to Chris...
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Ashot I of Iberia
Ashot I the Great (Georgian: აშოტ I დიდი) (died 826/830) was a presiding prince of Iberia (modern Georgia), first of the Bagratid family to have attained to this office c. 813. From his base in T...
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Demetrius II of Georgia
Demetrius II the Self-Sacrificer or the Devoted (Georgian: დემეტრე II თავდადებული) (1259–12 March 1289) of the Bagrationi dynasty, was king of Georgia in 1270–1289.
Son of King David VII and h...
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Luarsab II of Kartli
Luarsab II the Holy Martyr (Georgian: ლუარსაბ II) (1592 – 21 June (O.S.), 1 July (N.S.), 1622), of the Bagrationi dynasty, was a king of Kartli (eastern Georgia) from 1606 to 1615. He is known for...
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Zviad Gamsakhurdia
Zviad Gamsakhurdia (Georgian: ზვიად გამსახურდია, tr. Zviad K'onst'ant'ines dze Gamsakhurdia; Russian: Звиа́д Константи́нович Гамсаху́рдия, tr. Zviad Konstantinovich Gamsakhurdiya; March 31, 19...
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