For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Liparit III Dadiani.

Liparit III Dadiani

Dadiani coat of arms

Liparit III Dadiani (Georgian: ლიპარიტ III დადიანი; died c. 1658) was Prince of Mingrelia, of the House of Dadiani, from 1657 until being deposed in 1658.

Liparit III Dadiani's brief tenure took place against the background of renewed anarchy in western Georgian principalities. A son of the blinded Mingrelian prince Iese, Liparit succeeded on the death of his paternal uncle, the dynamic and imperious Levan II Dadiani, in 1657. Liparit's succession was opposed by his relative Vameq Lipartiani. Vameq, lord of Salipartiano, secured support of King Alexander III of Imereti for his cause, but had to concede the border territory Levan had seized from Imereti as well as much of Levan Dadiani's treasury and several Mingrelian noblemen as hostages. In turn, Liparit requested aid from King Rostom of Kartli and the Ottoman pasha of Akhaltsikhe.[1][2]

At the decisive battle of Bandza in June 1658, Liparit and his half-brother and ally, Kaikhosro I Gurieli, Prince of Guria, were decisively defeated by Vameq and his Imeretian allies. Liparit's Kartlian auxiliaries were taken prisoner and had to be ransomed. Liparit himself fled to Constantinople, where he soon died.[1] Vameq was confirmed as Prince of Mingrelia and Alexander restored Imereti's hegemony of western Georgia.[2]


  1. ^ a b Bagrationi, Vakhushti (1976). Nakashidze, N.T. (ed.). История Царства Грузинского [History of the Kingdom of Georgia] (PDF) (in Russian). Tbilisi: Metsniereba. pp. 39. 142.
  2. ^ a b Rayfield, Donald (2012). Edge of Empires: A History of Georgia. London: Reaktion Books. p. 213. ISBN 1780230303.
Liparit III Dadiani House of DadianiBorn:  ? Died: c. 1658 Regnal titles Preceded byLevan II Dadiani Prince of Mingrelia 1657–1658 Succeeded byVameq III Dadiani
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Liparit III Dadiani
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!

Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.


Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?