Pharnavaz I o Iberia

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Pharnavaz
Keeng o Aw Iberia
Pharnavaz I relief (2).jpg
Relief o Keeng Pharnavaz
1st Keeng o Iberia
Ring302–237 BCi[›]
299–234 BCii[›]
284–219 BCiii[›]
PredecessorAzo o Iberia
(office creatit)
SuccessorSaurmag I o Iberia
Born326 BC[1]
Mtskheta, Kartli
Dee'd237, 234 or 219 BC
Mtskheta, Kinrick o Iberia
BuirialArmazi, Kinrick o Iberia (undisclosed)
SpouseDurdzuk woman
IssueSaurmag I o Iberia
DynastyPharnavazid dynasty
FaitherGeorgie prince[2]
MitherPersie woman[3]
ReleegionGeorgie paganism (God Armazi)

Pharnavaz (Georgie: ფარნავაზი Georgie pronunciation: [pʰɑrnɑvɑzi]) an aa transleeteratit as Parnavaz or Farnavaziv[›] wis the first keeng o Kartli, an auncient Georgie kinrick kent as Iberia tae the Classical soorces, who is creditit bi the medieval Georgie written tradeetion wi foondin the keengship o Kartli an the Pharnavazid dynasty. Based on the medieval evidence, maist scholars locate Pharnavaz’s rule in the 3rd century BC: 302–237 BC accordin tae Prince Vakhushti o Kartli, 299–234 BC accordin tae Cyril Toumanoff an 284–219 BC accordin tae Pavle Ingoroqva.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Toumanoff, p. 9
  2. Georgian royal annals, page of edition 20, line of edition 17
  3. Georgian royal annals, page of edition 20, line of edition 18
  4. Rapp, p. 274.