Date of Birth: 1589 Place of Birth: Kaxeti Date of Death: 1663 Place of Death: Astarabad
Tʻeimuraz I was king of the eastern Georgian kingdoms of Kartli (1625-32) and Kaxetʻi (1606-48) at the time of the hegemony of the Shīʿī Safavid dynasty in the region (1501-1722). Little is known about his childhood. As the result of a feud among the potential heirs to the throne, he was sent to the Safavid court by his mother, Queen Kʻetʻevan, to gua…
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“King Tʻeimuraz I”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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