BAGRAT I( Governor Tao-Klarjeti)
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Biography BAGRAT I
Bagrat I (826-876) After the death of Ashot ruler Tao Klarjeti became his middle son Bagrat, who was also kurapalatom. He tried to keep the unity of the Tao-Klarjeti, but already started the fight between the heirs of Ashot. At this time, complicated the situation in the Caliphate. Tbilimskie emirs did not obey the Khalifa. To pacify the emir of Tbilisi and strengthen their position in the Caucasus Caliph sent several punitive expeditions. The Arabs took Bagrat, who with the help of the Arabs tried to consolidate its position. At the same time, his brother Guara Served initiated struggle against the Arabs. In the reign of Bagrat were built churches and Shatberdi Ishkhani.