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Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Mariamoba

Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates on August 28 one of the twelve major festivals of the year – Mariamoba. The festive services were held in all functioning Churches of Georgia. Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is set by Church for a long time. It is mentioned in the writings of St. Augustine and Hieronymus.

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Unique archaeological finds are discovered in Mtskheta

Unique archaeological finds were discovered on Pikris Gora (mountain) in the town of Mtskheta (the ancient capital of Georgia, located near Tbilisi) during construction works on private site in the territory of old graves, according to the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia. By law, the construction works has been suspended and for the archaeologists began investigations who work on the Pikris Gora (mountain) since the end of July – when finds were discovered. In the study area they have discovered and studied early medieval burial, among them – five kinds of...

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In Georgia was found a rich tomb with two chariots

Scientists from the Center of the National Museum of Archaeology of Georgia under the direction of Zurab Maharadze found a rich burial place, in which there were two chariots, gold artifacts and remains of sacrifices. Burial is dated II millennium BC and belongs to a senior official. This was said by expedition leader at the International Congress on the Archaeology of the Middle East.

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