Georgia In The Reign Of Giorgi The Brilliant

  title={Georgia In The Reign Of Giorgi The Brilliant},
  author={David Marshall Lang},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={74 - 91}
  • D. M. Lang
  • Published 1 February 1955
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
THE political career of King Giorgi V of Georgia, commonly known as Giorgi Brdsqinvale or George the Brilliant, spans an eventful period in the history of the Near East. When Giorgi first came to the throne in 1299, the Il-Khan dynasty of Persia under the able Ghazan Mahmud Khan was at the summit of its power. Ghazan's empire with its vassal states stretched from India to the Mediterranean and Black Seas. He controlled most of Anatolia, including the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum and the Christian… 
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