Alde of Alania

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of Georgia

The Kingdom of Georgia was formed in 1008 when King Bagrat III of Abkhazia succeeded Gurgen of Iberia, and he effectively became the first King of the United Kingdom of Georgia. He was married to Martha, who was thus the first Queen of a united Georgia. She was the mother of his successor, but not [read more]

tamar
Rusudan of Georgia

Queens Regnant – Tamar of Georgia

Tamar of Georgia was born circa 1160 as the daughter of George III, King of Georgia and his consort Burdukhan, who was a daughter of the King of Alania, a Kingdom just above Georgia. Tamar was born and grew up during troubled times in Georgia. In 1177 her father faced rebels who intended to dethrone [read more]