BAGRAT III( first king of united Georgia)
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Biography BAGRAT III
Bagrat III (978-1014) was the first king of united Georgia.
In 975, the Georgian feudal Ioane Marushisdze suggested David III to speak with his forces, to occupy Kartli and edit or samamu there ilizhe put Bagarta. Bagrat was receiving Shinobu childless David. By Tamuzs he was the grandson of King Tao-Klarjeti Bagrat II-th and plimyanikom childless king of western Georgia Teodosia. So obrozom, Bagrat is the successor of three seats, which was of great importance, as well as his personal qualities. David arrived with his army in Kartli, called the local feudal lords and presented them Bagrat - saying that they will henceforth be povinovatsya Bagrat. Leaving Bagrat in Kartli David returned to the Tao. This advantage kartliiskie podstrekaemy their feudal lord and ruler of Kakheti - Kvirike joined Kartli and captured Bagrat with his father and materyu.David hastily gathered troops and opposed Kvirike.
. The latter did not dare okozat his resistance and freed prisoners
. Bagrat again firmly established in Kartli.
In 978, at the initiative of the same Ioane Marushisdze Bagrat moved to western Georgia joined in Kutaisi and was crowned king of western Georgia
. In 980 Bagrat Kartli defeated the army of feudal lords and the self finally broke their resistance.
. When he died, David III of his possessions seized Vizantiisky Emperor Vasili II and call upon him he bestowed the title of Bagrat kurapalata
. Georgia at that time still could not resist the Byzantine Empire, the more that Bagrat III was to join him and other territories. Therefore vlvdeniya David remained Vizantiiskoy empire.
. In 1008-1010 years Bagrat annexed Kakheti and Ereti.Posle etogogo united Georgian monarchy was an immediate neighbor of the possession Emir Gandza (Ganja) Fadlona.Vstrevozhenny this neighborhood Fadlon several times tried to attack Georgia
. In response to this Bagrat opposed the emir and razil egog army.
In the unification of Georgia Bagrat to spare their opponents. He made short work even with those representatives of the genus Bagration, who did not recognize the strong royal power. Part of them he was imprisoned, while others fled to Byzantium.
At the time Pavlenov Bagrat III-th building churches: Nikortsminda, Bediya. In Kutaisi, was erected Bagrati temple, one of the largest in Georgia.
Bagrat III died in 1014 and is buried in the Bedia church.