Posts Tagged ‘Karts’

Formation and history of Egrisi (colchis) Kingdom

Monday, December 19th, 2011
Early Caucasus

Early Caucasus

The defeat of the kingdom of Qolha were resulted from many things,but main was  the destruction of agriculture. However, a new kingdom, called Colcheti or Egrisi Kingdom, emerged from the ruins of ancient Qolha in the VII-VI centuries B.C. The name Egrisi was given by Eastern Georgian tribes (Karts) according to ethnicity its population (Egri-Megri-Mingrelians). (more…)