GEORGE VII( Governor of Georgia)
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Biography GEORGE VII
Giorgi VII (1393-1407). After the death of Bagrat V took the throne of George VII. George VII had to wage fierce battles with Timur-Leng. In 1394 the Mongols came in and took the city Samtskhe Ahaltsih. In the autumn of that year, T-Moore attempted to master Arago-vskim gorge, but met with fierce resistance here coarse-zine.
In 1395 Timur moved to the North Caucasus to meet with troops Tokhtamysh. Battle colloq-relas on the bank of the Terek River. Khan, Golden Horde, suffered a severe defeat. Then Timur-Leng began to smash peoples living on the northern slopes of the Kavkasioni. The Mongols destroyed the Christian churches and monasteries, violent state-ment drawn people in Muslim flagship faith. Being in close inter-relations with Georgia, the Christian population of the North Caucasus to experience the cultural influence of Georgia. After Tamerlane, the situation changed drastically.
After his victorious campaign in the North Caucasus, Timur-Leng returned to Central Asia and began to prepare to march in India. King George VII took advantage and went to Azerbaijan to liberate besieged fortress Alinja. The Georgians broke through the siege, enhanced standing in the fortress garrison left defenders food and protect the castle laid on the Georgian feudal lords. Georgian army large prey returned to their homeland.
Conquered India, and took its capital, Delhi, Timur marched on Georgia. In 1399 he invaded Kakheti-Hereti and within a month hordes of Tamerlane pillaged and laid-shawl this region. In 1400 Timur again moved to Georgia. Timur defeated the Georgian army lake Gogcha (Sevan), despite fierce resistance, Georgia has received, our enemy. Tamerlane's hordes invaded the Lower Car-aphids, took Tbilisi, and then took the Arago-vskoe and Ksani Valley, as well as Samtskhe.
In 1401 Tamerlane once again went to the Gro-diffusion. Ti-mur-Leng TPE warranted by Georgy-gy subordinated-tion and No. armor-tribute. King consignor-fork to it after its a-his brother Konstantin, and re-Dhul-lion, the talks, peace was concluded, according to which Georgia undertook to pay tribute and, if necessary, to put the army. Georgians are also obliged to protect the Muslim-man and waive the Christian traditions in Muslim countries. Instead, Timur-Leng Georgians promised to keep the faith.
In 1402 Timur was going to campaign against the Ottoman Turks, when he was informed that the fortress strengthened Tortumi 200 Georgians who do not pay tribute and to oppress Muslims. Immediately was sent to the 25 thousandth army. After a six-day siege of the fortress was vzyata.Ostavshiesya alive garrison were slaughtered, and the fortress itself is destroyed.
In 1403, Timur-Leng, the eighth time invaded Georgia. Originally Timur reported stepped-Birtvis-ical strength and took her after a fierce battle. He then moved to West Georgia and subjected her to a terrible havoc and devastation. However, further Imereti troops Timur could not move, because everywhere met stubborn con-rotiv-ing coarse-zinskogo population-PRINCIPLES FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE. However VRE-Menem approximation zhalas snowy winters and Timur because of lack of roads could remain in western Georgia that was not safe for him, so he agreed to peace. Under the new agreement, Georgia became the Vassal-term country and promised to pay tribute. The Georgians were to withdraw support in-ysko. For its part, Timur-Leng acknowledged Georgia Christi-anskim state that was a great victory for Georgia. On this trip to Georgia ended Timur.
After the death of Timur Lang King George VII was able to act more. He attacked had a posi-Aligned near the borders of Georgia Turkomans. In 1407 in the fight against these tribes, and killed King George VII.