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Note the dagger for sale-Tblisi was a city of merchants and traders. Their trade and artisians' guilds were inclusive, based on merit, rather than religion, tribe or family affliation, unlike most guilds of the time.
Old Tblisi

July 14th 2009
The Past meets The Present After our wonderful trip to the Caucasian mountains, my husband Irakli departed for home, while I got to enjoy another week in Georgia. Thanks to the absolutely wonderful hospitality of his family and friends, especially his brother Achi and cousin Ilya, I saw even more interesting sights. Although I'm now back in the USA, I thought you would enjoy hearing abou ... read more
Asia » Georgia

Georgian Flag The region of present-day Georgia contained the ancient kingdoms of Colchis and Kartli-Iberia. The area came under Roman influence in the first centuries AD and Christianity became the state religion in the 330s. Domination by Persians, Arabs, and Tu... ... read more
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