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© National Archives of Georgia, Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.

“Description of Georgian Kingdom” and the Geographical Atlas of Vakhushti Bagrationi

Registration year: 2013
Submission year: 
2012
Collection ID: 
2012-46

Manuscripts and geographical atlas representing the first complete geographical description of Georgia's historical territory. They present the history of Georgia from the ancient periode till the 40s of the 18th century containing the history of the separate kingdoms and principalities of Georgia, their geographical descriptions and maps. The maps played a special role in studying the geography and the cartographical description of Caucasus and the territory of Georgia. They were also the basis for Europeans to acquaint themselves with the geography of Caucasus region.

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© National Archives of Georgia, Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
© National Archives of Georgia

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© National Archives of Georgia, Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
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© National Archives of Georgia, Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
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© National Archives of Georgia, Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
Geographical Atlas of Georgia by Vakhushti Bagrationi, 1745.
© National Archives of Georgia

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© National Archives of Georgia, Description of Georgian Kingdom
Description of Georgian Kingdom
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© National Archives of Georgia, Description of Georgian Kingdom
Description of Georgian Kingdom
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© National Archives of Georgia, Description of Georgian Kingdom
Description of Georgian Kingdom
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© National Archives of Georgia, Description of Georgian Kingdom
Description of Georgian Kingdom
© National Archives of Georgia
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