Index

Abgar, King 161, 163
Abkhazia 3, 6, 9, 19, 29
Abramishvili, Mikheil 187
Abuladze, Ilia 95
Acheiropoieton 95 f.
Adjara 6, 75
Al Busayrah 106
Aleksidze, Zaza 96 ff., 150, 156, 157, 161, 163
Aleppo 77, 106, 149
Ampullae 79
Ancha 96, 162
Anchiskhati icon/altarpiece 96, 97, 162
Anchiskhati basilica 130, 136, 183
Antakya 106, 138
Antioch 11, 43, 56, 102, 121, 132, 138, 141, 145, 149, 153, 156, 166, 175, 176, 187
Anton, Bishop of Tsageri 86
Arabic 16, 65, 70 ff., 160, 192
Aramaic 12, 13, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25 ff., 190
Areshi 116, 118
Armazian 22, 23, 27, 181, 183, 190
Armaziskhevi 158, 181
Armazisikhe 181
Armenia 1, 10, 14, 24, 26, 31, 42, 74, 104, 111, 122, 123, 125, 139, 144, 147, 166, 184, 185, 190
Armenian (language) 3, 127, 134
Armenian Orthodox Church 11, 121, 128, 147, 151, 156, 185, 188
Assyrian 9 ff., 12, 14, 147, 151, 152, 158, 165
Assyrian Empire 12, 26, 89
(As)Syrian Fathers 5, 6, 9, 11, 14, 16, 17, 46, 78, 86, 89, 92, 95, 96 ff., 100, 149, 150 ff., 166, 174, 188, 189, 190, 192
Atengenoba 147, 184
Ateni Sioni 128
Azerbaijan 31, 104, 173
Bagavan 125, 128
Bakhtadze, Nodar 105, 116, 176
Baltrušaitis, Jurgis 116
Basilica 105
Domed/Kreuzkuppelkirche 87
Triple Church 115 ff.
Bell, Gertrude 76
Bema 137 ff., 183, 184
Bersouma, Pitiakhsh 157, 158
Bethlehem 54, 133
Bichvinta/Pitsunda/Pityus 29
Bir el-Qutt 54, 133
‘Black Mountain’, Turkey 53, 138, 175
Bodbe 9, 181
Bolnisi 118
Bolnisi Sioni church 110 ff., 118
Inscription 27, 110 ff.
Tuff 31, 112
Bosra 121
Brad 145
Braund, David 3
Brown, Peter 37
Burton, Sir Richard Francis 72
Butler, Howard Crosby 41, 43
Byzantine Empire 6, 8, 13, 24, 35, 81, 145, 161, 175, 189
C14 dating 105
Cappadocia 168, 171 ff.
Cave monasticism 167 ff.
Censers, ‘Syrian’ (see ‘Syrian’ censers)
Ceramic typology 105
Chabukauri 44, 47 ff., 117 ff., 145, 182
Chalcedon, Council of 7, 100, 121, 128, 132, 150
Chanishvili, Tinatin 55
Charachidzé, Georges 135 ff.
Chazhashi 64 ff., 179
Cheremi
Syrian glass find 56
Chilashvili, Levan 116
Chi Rho imagery 110
Chubinashvili, Giorgi 17, 29, 34, 40, 44, 51, 62, 64, 65, 68, 71 ff., 85, 87, 103 ff., 109, 116, 124
Church of the East 13, 107, 108, 147, 165, 184, 185
Chvibiani 64
Coin finds, Georgia 55 ff.
Constantinople 11, 13, 16, 121, 122, 125, 166, 189
Dachi, King 155
Damascus 35, 77, 107
Darbazi 40, 124, 137
Davit Aghmashenebeli, King 37
Davit Gareja 60, 79 ff., 83, 100, 154, 155, 167, 173 ff.
Mravalta possible tower-houses 95
Silver medallion of Symeon Stylites 79 ff., 100, 167, 175
Udabno monastery 89
Dedabodzi 137
Dedopolis Gora 23, 55, 181
Dedopolis Mindori 181
Deir ez Zor 107
Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi 78, 170, 171, 172, 173
Deir Sem ‘an 79
Demetre I, King 94
Demetrios I Soter, King
Syrian coin of 55
Didache 131
Dighomi, Tbilisi
Syrian coin 55
Djobadze, Wakhtang 52, 53, 101, 175
Dmanisi 34, 160, 176
Dolochopi 44, 47 ff., 117 ff., 145, 182
Drosha 135 ff.
Dura Europos 28, 32, 43, 55, 57, 106 ff.
Duruji, River 50
Dvin, Third Council of 166, 188
Dzveli Shuamta 118, 125
Eastmond, Antony 3
Echmiadzin, St. Gayane 125, 127
Edessa 12, 15, 95 ff., 132, 153, 156, 157, 162
Egeria 133
Egrisi (See Lazica)
Emesa (See Homs)
Ephesus, Council of 13, 128, 132
Euphrates 12, 28, 32, 106
Evlavi, Catholicos 151
Expositio 140
Foss, Clive 33
Fuller, Michael 101, 107
Fuller, Neathery 107
Gagoshidze, Giorgi 54, 91 ff., 99, 101
Gagoshidze, Iulon 39, 157
Garni 190
Georgian (language) 3
Georgian exceptionalism, cult of 103 ff.
Georgian Jews 23, 26, 39, 40, 134, 181
Georgian Orthodox Church 11, 97, 152, 180, 185, 188, 189
Geyer, Bernard 33
Goiladze, Vakhtang 152
Gori 182
Grabar, André 130
Greater Caucasus 24
Greek (language) 16, 21, 133, 150, 151, 159
Halabiyeh/Zenobia 108
Hamilton, R.W. 74 ff.
Henoticon of Zeno 10, 11
Holy Sepulchre, Church of 60, 69, 75, 121, 139, 141, 143
Homs 56, 187
Iberia (See Kartli)
Iberian pilgrims 53
Idleti 127
Imereti 90, 93, 173, 176, 177, 178, 187
Iraq 3, 12, 107
Islam 35, 166
Israel-Palestine 12, 16, 54, 72, 74, 132, 141, 171, 172, 173, 191
Javakhishvili, Ivane 14
Jerusalem 16, 54, 60, 61, 75, 121, 132, 133, 134, 139, 141, 142, 191
Jerusalem liturgy 134 ff., 143, 184
Jordan 12
Jvari 135 ff.
Jvari, Church Mtskheta 130, 136, 139, 140, 183
‘Jvari type’ churches 123, 127
Kakheti 31, 56, 80, 105, 115 ff., 118, 120, 122, 125, 143, 144, 145, 147, 155, 157, 160, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 173, 175, 177, 180, 182, 188, 190, 191
Karaulashvili, Irma 161, 162, 163
Kartli 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 16, 22, 28 ff., 40, 54 ff., 100, 101, 110, 114, 118, 120, 122, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 133, 134, 135, 137, 139, 141, 143, 144, 147, 149, 151, 154, 155, 156, 157, 160, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 173, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 183, 184, 187, 188, 190, 191
Conversion of 23, 139
Kvemo Kartli 34, 56, 111, 118, 173, 176, 177, 178
Shida Kartli 23, 57 ff., 112 ff., 127, 128, 133, 173, 176
Kartvelian 3, 20, 151, 152
Alphabet 20, 36, 135, 144
Kasra (See Tell al Kasra)
Katskhis sveti/Katskhi’s pillar 90 ff., 99, 101, 177
Kekelidze, Korneli 15, 150 ff., 156, 161, 164
Kennedy, Hugh 32–33
Keramidion 95 ff., 156, 157, 161, 163
Kerala, India 108
Khabur, River 106
Khati 135 ff.
Khevsureti 7, 135 ff., 146, 147, 148, 179, 180
Khovle 57 ff.
Kiknadze, Zurab 135
Kipiani, Guram 47, 120, 143
Kleinbauer, W. Eugene 122, 123
Krautheimer, Richard 41
Kutaisi 6, 75
Kvareli 116, 145, 182
Lafontaine-Dosogne, J. 85 ff., 95
Laghami 85 ff.
Lassus, Jean 41, 140
Lazica 3, 6, 9, 55 ff., 160, 166, 176, 177, 187, 191
Lebanon 3, 12, 31, 168, 169, 171, 172, 178, 191
Liturgy 116, 121, 130 ff., 137 ff.
Eucharist 121
Lucian, De Dea Syria 99
Maaloula 170
Mandylion 95 ff., 156, 157, 161, 162, 163
Manichaeanism 47, 48, 120, 143, 181, 183
Ma’arrat an Numan 83
Maranci, Christina 1, 3, 42, 123, 139, 141
Mardin 76, 77, 78
Margishvili, Soso 157
Martqopeli, Giorgi, Bishop 96
Martqopi, ‘Stylite tower’ 92 f., 95 ff., 101, 177
Martvili tower-house 93, 177
Matchabeli, Kitty 62, 64
Matitashvili, Shota 96, 152, 153
Menze, Volker 11
Mesopotamia 3, 12, 15, 24, 28, 43, 75, 78, 98, 99, 100, 101, 106 ff., 123 ff., 132, 133, 141, 142, 143, 153, 156, 166, 175, 183, 184, 188, 190, 191
Mestia 63, 75, 85, 179
Mgaloblishvili, Tamila 10, 11, 39, 47, 53, 54, 60, 120, 143, 164, 166, 181
Miaphysite 11, 165, 166
Mirian, King 144, 181
Mosul 77, 78
Mren 125, 128
Mtskheta 22, 23, 26, 38 ff., 54, 55, 60, 130, 133, 139, 141, 154, 155, 158, 181, 183
Svetiskhoveli 38, 139, 141
Murqmeli 64
Nana, Queen 181
Nekresi 29, 44 ff., 49, 51, 105, 117, 118, 120, 125, 155, 182
Nerses III, Armenian Patriarch 140
Nisibis 122
Nusardel 147, 185
Odessa 75
Osrhoene 3, 12, 98
Palmyra 34, 110
Payne, Richard E. 190
Peradze, Gregory 54
Peroz, Shah of Persia 110
Persian Empire 8, 24, 51, 118, 120, 124, 125, 145, 158, 166, 175, 181, 187, 188, 189, 190
Achaemenids 24, 25, 26
Seleucids 24
Parthians 8, 24, 25
Sassanians 8, 13, 25, 32, 109, 110, 111, 123, 125, 126, 182, 189, 190
Peter the Iberian 16, 191
Phallobates 99
Pilgrimage 59 f.
Plontke-Lüning, Annegret 1
Pre-altar cross 130 ff., 183
Procopius 16
Pshavi 179, 180
Qalamoun 169, 171
Qal ‘at Sem ‘an 33, 79, 80, 88, 100, 112, 113, 114, 177
Qalb Lozeh 112
Qausiyeh, Martyrium of St. Babylas 121, 145
Qirq Bizeh 43, 145
Rabbula Gospels 68, 71
Ramallah 70
Rapp Jr, Stephen 3, 5, 13, 25, 26, 47, 120, 128, 143, 181
Rekha 96, 155, 161, 163, 164
Rkoni monastery, tower in vicinity 94
Roinashvili, Alexandre 77
Rufinus 16, 150
Russian (language) 3
Rustaveli, Shota 37
The Man in the Panther’s Skin 37
Rustavi, Kvemo Kartli
Syrian glass find 56
Ruweiha 145
St. Abibos Nekreseli 46, 151, 155, 159, 161
St. Abo Tbiliseli 160
St Anton Martqopeli 92, 95 ff., 156, 157, 159, 163
Life of 95 f.
St. Daniel the Stylite 98
St. Davit Garejeli 153, 154, 155, 156, 159, 191
Life of 60 ff.
St. Ezderios/Isidore Nabukeli/Samtavneli 96, 157, 159, 161, 163
St. Ioane Zedazneli 86 ff., 151, 153, 154, 155, 156, 159
St. Ioseb Alaverdeli 159
St. Ise Tsilkneli 159
St. Martha (mother of St. Symeon Stylites the Younger) 53, 79, 87, 88, 100
Life of 53, 100, 138, 149, 150
St. Menas, shrine of, Egypt 79
St. Mikael Ulumboeli 159
St. Nino 9, 29, 130, 136, 141, 144, 181
Life of 16, 23, 26, 40, 60, 134, 144
St. Piros Breteli 159
St. Shio Mghvimeli 86 ff., 151, 155, 159
Life of 86 ff., 95
Metaphrastic Life of 151
St. Stepane Khirseli 159
St. Shushanik, Martyrdom of 20
St. Symeon Stylites the Elder 46, 79, 83, 85, 88 f., 91, 95, 97, 99, 100
Life of 53, 89, 138, 149, 150, 156
St. Symeon Stylites the Younger 79, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88 f., 95, 97, 99, 100
Life of 89, 100, 138, 149, 150, 175
Monastery of 52, 53, 87
St. Theodosius/Tadeoz/Tata of Urhai (Edessa)/St Theodosius Rekhali or Stepantsmindeli 96, 157, 159, 161, 163
St. Zenon Ikaltoeli 159
Saydnaya 170
Samegrelo/ Mingrelia 31, 93, 177
Samtavisi 161, 162, 163, 164
Samtavro 29, 38 ff., 56, 141
Sakartvelo 19, 20 ff.
Sakhvadze, Ana 57
Sardis 79
Schachner, Lukas 97, 101
Seleucia-Ctesiphon 13
Semandağ 52, 79, 80, 82, 87, 88, 100, 102, 138, 175, 177
Sepieti, Abasha
Syrian coin hoard 56
Septimus Severus 56
Shaked, Shaul 54
Shatberashvili, Vakhtang 57 ff.
Shiomghvime monastery 86, 88, 89, 155
Sidarus, Adel 70
Sidon 56
Silagava, Nino 41
Sir Bani Yas, monastery 101
Skhirtladze, Zaza 73, 80 ff., 162
Sochi 75
South Ossetia (See Tskhinvali)
Soviet Union 2, 6, 17, 36, 104, 180, 190
Stylitism 89 ff., 176, 177
Svaneti 6, 7, 61 ff., 85, 86, 136, 137, 147, 178 ff., 183
Syria 3, 6, 7, 12, 14, 15, 17 ff., 24, 28 ff., 35, 37, 40, 42, 51, 52 ff., 75, 78, 98, 99, 100, 101, 104, 106 ff., 118, 121, 123 ff., 129, 132, 137, 138, 141, 142, 153, 156, 166, 171, 173, 176, 178, 183, 184, 187, 188, 191, 192
Syriac (language) 3, 12, 13, 15, 16, 133, 150, 151, 158, 159, 160, 161, 163, 168, 169, 172, 190
Syriac inscriptions 109, 192
Syrian 9 ff., 12, 165
Syrian censers 66, 72 ff.
Syrian Civil War 5, 7, 19, 108, 171
Syrian coins 54 f., 59
Syrian Fathers (See (As)Syrian Fathers)
Syrian glass 55 ff., 120, 187
Syrian mosaics 108 ff.
Syrian Orthodox Church 11, 76, 78, 107, 108, 122, 133, 147, 184, 185
Syro-Mesopotamia 4, 6, 8, 143
Taft, Robert 132
Tao Klarjeti 1, 19
Tao (See Tao Klarjeti)
Tayk‘ (See Tao Klarjeti)
Tamar, Queen (King) 37
Taqashvili, Evtime 65, 68, 71, 87
Tbilisi 31, 75, 77, 110, 124, 130, 136, 154, 155, 157, 160, 162, 183
Tchalenko, Georges 33, 42, 43, 140
Tell al Kasra 108
Tell Tuneinir 99, 101, 107 ff.
Telovani, Church of the Holy Cross 162
Theoderet of Cyrrhus 100, 138, 149, 177
Tianeti 136
Transcaucasia 1 ff., 104, 122, 127
Triple Church Basilica 115 ff.
Tsageri 86
Tsilkani 112 ff.
Tskhinvali 3, 6, 19
Tsromi 125, 128, 162
Tuite, Kevin 147
Tur ‘Abdin 76, 78, 122, 146
Turkey 3, 12, 19, 52 ff., 107, 121, 168, 188
Tusheti 7, 146, 147, 179, 180, 183
Ubisi, ‘tower-house’ 89, 93 ff., 177
Urbnisi 23, 26, 39, 40, 54, 55, 56, 60, 133, 181, 182
Uplistsikhe 22, 34, 173
Ushguli 62 ff., 179
‘Syrian’ chalice 62 ff.
Vakhtang Gorgasali, King 11, 110, 154, 155
Vardavar/Vartavar 147, 184, 185
Viranşehir 156
Zalabiyeh 108
Zedazeni, sculpture fragment 89
Zegaani 119
Zhaleti 136
Zhibiani 64
Zoroastrianism 45, 46, 47, 48, 111, 124, 181, 183, 188
Zuart‘noc‘ 42, 123, 139, 140, 141