23st of April. Holy Martyrs Of Kvabtakhevi Monastery (†1386)

In the 14th century, during the reign of King Bagrat V (1360–1394), Timur (Tamerlane) invaded Georgia seven times. His troops inflicted irreparable damage on the country, seizing centuries-old treasures and razing ancient churches and monasteries. Timur’s armies ravaged Kartli, then took the king, queen, and the entire royal court captive and sent them to Karabakh (in … Continue reading 23st of April. Holy Martyrs Of Kvabtakhevi Monastery (†1386)