Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Camebay cmidisa motsamisa Gobronisa, romeli ganiqvanes qvelis cixit
(681 words)

The Martyrdom of St Mikael-Gobron

Stepane of Tbeti

Date: 914-18

Original Language: Georgian


The relatively short Martyrdom of Mikael-Gobron and his 133 companions affords insights into Arab action in eastern Georgia in the early 10th century. Stepane Mtbevari, who was a contemporary of Mikael-Gobron, describes the punitive expeditions of Abū l-Qāsim Yūsuf ibn Abī l-Sāj in the Caucasus region, when he ravaged Armenia and Caucasi…

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Abashidze, Medea D., “ Camebay cmidisa motsamisa Gobronisa, romeli ganiqvanes qvelis cixit”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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