GEORGI IV( Governor of Georgia)
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Biography GEORGI IV
George IV (1213-1223). In 1213, the Georgian king's son ascended the throne of Queen Tamara George IV. Georgii was another name - Lasha, so the story he went under two names: George-Lasha. After the death of Tamara and with the coming to power of the young king a vassal of the country had gotten out of obedience to Georgia. The first of its refusal to pay tribute said Gandza. Georgian troops besieged Gandza. Gandzinsky atabag was forced to re-submit to the Georgian king, and still pay him tribute.
Lasha-George, was quite free individual. His convictions and aspirations to some extent been Rejection lemymi for contemporary society. Besides, the king, like his glorious ancestor David Agmashenebeli, going to the sole right and with the interests of dide-Bulova not particularly considered. Georgy-ogy-Lasha surrounded himself with peers Rind. Among scientists there is no consensus about who were Rind and what they did. However, mentioned by the chronicler Rind, probably represent one of the propagation pro-vide the East religious and philosophical currents.
The feudal lords grossly interfered in the personal life of King. When George IV resulted in his wife's wives schinu low origin and, moreover, married, he thereby violated the age-old tradition: the kings of united Georgia resulted in his wife's royal lineage representatives from neighboring states. The king had a son David from the woman he loved, but as illegal heir he would never take the throne. A few years later, didebuly and clerics were separated from the king of this woman and returned her husband. George-Lasha until the end of life has remained true to his love and got married at all.
The contradictions within the CAR-sky courtyard, of course, reflected on the general situation of the country. However Georgia remained one of the strongest states in the Middle East. The Crusaders were waiting on her to-power. In 1217 began the fifth crusade. Georgians are seriously preparing to take part in this campaign, but the sudden appearance of the Mongols at the borders of Georgia prevented them.
In winter 1220 the Mongols invaded Azerbaijan. After this, the Mongols invaded Georgia. The very first encounter with the Mongols ended with the defeat of Georgia, but the Mongols did not attempt to penetrate deep into the country. Victory of the Mongols ended the second and third battle. After this, the Mongols left Georgia.
In the fight with the Mongols had been wounded himself, Georgi Lasha. Apparently, from the injured George died in 1223.