Georgian Mythology

Georgian mythology, Founding Father of Georgia - Kartlos and Jesus Robe in Mtskheta


Georgian mythology is a rich tapestry of legends and stories that provide insight into the country's cultural heritage. One of the most interesting myths is the story of Kartlos, the founding father of Georgia. According to Georgian mythology, Kartlos was the grandson of Japheth, one of Noah's three sons. He was the eldest son of Targamos and great-grandson of King Nimrod. When his father died, Kartlos inherited the kingdom and became the first king of Kartli, which is modern-day Georgia. Theā€¦