Gümüş, Nebi
September 2006
Ekev Academic Review;Fall2006, Vol. 10 Issue 29, p155
Academic Journal
Georgians captured Tiflis from Muslims in 1122 and extended their political influence in Caucasus. Even the emirates of Armenia, Shirwan, Erzurum and Akhlat paid tribute to Georgia for a short time. In this conditions Celaleddin came to Caucasus and he conquered all the East Georgia including Tiflis, capital city. He also sent his troops to West Georgia and extend his political influence. Celaleddin's expeditions caused important results both for Georgia and Caucasus. This expeditions, strengthened local Georgian feodals against Georgian Kingdom. When Mongols reached that area, Celaleddin didn't succeed in his struggle against Mongols. Because he couldn't establish strong management over his country. In the same time his diplomatic relations with neighboring states including the Caliphate of Abbasid, were far from friendly.


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