07 works, Today, September 13th, is Ketevan the Martyr’s day, her story illustrated #255

Unknown artist
St. Queen Ketevan

Shio-Mgvime monastery, Mtskheta, Georgia
I have no further description, at this time

Ketevan the Martyr (c. 1560 — September 13, 1624) was born to Prince Ashotan of Mukhrani (Bagrationi) and married Prince David of Kakheti, the future David I, king of Kakheti from 1601 to 1602. She was a queen of Kakheti, a kingdom in eastern Georgia. She was regent of Kakheti during the minority of her son Teimuraz I of Kakheti from 1605 to 1614…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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