About Events – Krtsanisoba

The day of 300 heroes – “krtsanisoba” is celebrated annually in Tbilisi on September 24. The Three Hundred Aragvians (Georgian: სამასი არაგველი) from the Aragvi valley fought a last stand at the battle of Krtsanisi, defending Tbilisi against the invading Qajar army in 1795.

The day of 300 heroes - "krtsanisoba" is celebrated annually in Tbilisi on September 24.

The day of 300 heroes – “krtsanisoba” is celebrated annually in Tbilisi on September 24.

A monument to the 300 Aragvians, created by A. Bakradze, was erected in 1959 at the place where remnants of the graves of those who died in 1795 were discovered.

A monument to the 300 Aragvians, created by A. Bakradze, was erected in 1959

A monument to the 300 Aragvians, created by A. Bakradze, was erected in 1959

The day of 300 heroes - "krtsanisoba"

The day of 300 heroes – “krtsanisoba”

The Georgian Orthodox Church had the 300 Aragvians canonized as martyrs in 2008.

The day of 300 heroes - "krtsanisoba"

The day of 300 heroes – “krtsanisoba”

Photo source: Tbilisi City Hall

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