The first European tourists, the Argonauts, came to Georgia to search for the legendary Golden Fleece, approximately beforeContinue Reading
The fabulously wealthy land of Colchis, centered on modern Poti, was originally a Greek colony and known for its famousContinue Reading
Georgia has the dubious distinction of being one of the most invaded nations on Earth. As a nation at the crossroads ofContinue Reading
The Silk Road began in the XIII century BC, when emissaries of the Han Dynasty of China made contact with kingdoms in centralContinue Reading
Georgia was the second country in the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion. According to the legend, Saint Nino ofContinue Reading
Despite its turbulent history and powerful neighbours, Georgia managed to unite itself into a strong kingdom by the XIIContinue Reading
Georgia reached its zenith during the rule of Queen Tamar (she was referred as King because of her incredible power). She wasContinue Reading
Georgia was the first European country to suffer at the hands of the Mongol invasions of the XIII century. This disaster wasContinue Reading
The recently discovered Dmanisi hominid in the foothills of the lesser Caucasus provides a remarkable 1.8 million year oldContinue Reading