Fortified Historic Settlements in Northern Mtianeti of Georgia
Authors: Irine ElIzbarashvili, Manana Suramelashvili and Tsitsino Chachkhunashvili
The main theme of the book is the traditional architecture and urban heritage of medieval fortified settlements preserved on the border line of Georgia’s Northern Mtianeti. Along with the material found during intensive field investigations, the book includes explored existing graphic material, historic, archaeological, ethnographic data and folklore.
The book presents the first attempt of a complex investigation of Georgia’s architectural heritage of Northern Mtianeti border line settlements. The financial support of the project (FR/216/1-40/14) is the Shota Rustaveli National Scientific Foundation.