Bagrationi Ashot( The ruler of Kartli)
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Biography Bagrationi Ashot
Ashot Bagration (+ 826). Bagrationi originated from the ancient Georgian province Spero (Ispir in modern Turkey). They themselves saw themselves as descendants of evreiskih kings - David and Solo-Mona. According to some sources Bagrationi in the second half of VI century became pravitelyamy country. Drugiezhe sources believe that the first Bagration who became head of state was Ashot.V Georgian historiography, too, there is no single me-tion in this regard.
. Ashot Bagration was the ruler of Kartli (historical province in eastern Georgia) in the second half of the VIII-th century
. At that time, Eastern Georgia was subject to the Caliphate and in Tbilisi sat emir.Poterpev porozhenie in the fight against the Arabs, Ashot on-flung Kartli and settled in southwestern Georgia, Klarjeti with his family and a hundred-ronnikami. Ashot restored based Vakhtang Gorgasalom Artanudzhi city and made it his residence. Byzantine emperor bestowed the title of Ashot Kurapov-lats, but we hope to help Byzantium he did not have. Ashot its forces fought against arabov.Postepenno Ashot's extended its authority over southern Georgia and then attach and Kartli. In the year 826 Ashot gathered an army to move against the Arabs, but among them were traitors who kill popitalis Ashota.Ashot decided spryatatsa in the church hoping that it's not touched. The conspirators rushed in and killed tserkov Ashota.Pokolenie Ashot divided into two branches: Bagrationi of Artanudzhi (successors Adarnase) and Bagrationi of Tao (Bagrat successors, the kings of the future of a united Georgia). Successors Guarama victim of internal strife kind Bagrationi.