Kinrick o Iberie

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Caucasian Iberie

ca. 302 BC–580 AD
Colchis an Caucasian Iberie
Colchis an Caucasian Iberie
Common leidsGeorgie
Historical eraAntiquity
• Pharnavaz I's reign
ca. 302 BC
• Adoption o Christianity as state releegion
326 ? AD/337 ? AD
• Disestablished
580 AD
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Achaemenid Empire
Principate o Iberie
The day pairt o Georgia

In Greco-Roman geografie, Iberie (Greek Ἰβηρία, Georgie: იბერია)[needs IPA] wis the name for a kinrick o the Southern Caucasus, centered on present-day Eastren Georgie. Iberie, an aa kent in Georgian as Kartli (Georgie: ქართლი), efter its core province, wis during Classical Antiquity an the Early Middle Ages a signeeficant state in the Caucasus, aither as an independent state or as a dependent o lairger empires, notably the Sassanid an Roman empires.[1] Its population, kent as the Caucasian Iberians, formed the nucleus o the Georgie fowk (Kartvelians), an the state, thegither wi Colchis tae its wast, wad form the nucleus o the medieval Kinrick o Georgie.[2][3]

The term Caucasian Iberia is uised tae distinguish it frae the Iberie Peninsula in Wastren Europe.

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  1. Ehsan Yarshater (1983). The Cambridge History of Iran: The Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanian periods. Cambridge University Press. pp. 520–. ISBN 978-0-521-20092-9. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
  2. Ronald Grigor Suny. The Making of the Georgian Nation. Indiana University Press, p. 13 ISBN 0-253-20915-3.
  3. William Coffman McDermott, Wallace Everett Caldwell. Readings in the History of the Ancient World. p. 404.