Sumbat I of Iberia
Doliskana inscriptions mentioning Sumbat.
|King of the Georgians|
|Predecessor||David II of Iberia|
|Successor||Bagrat II of Iberia|
|Issue||Bagrat II of Iberia|
|Father||Adarnase IV of Iberia|
|Religion||Georgian Orthodox Church|
Sumbat was the youngest son of Adarnase IV. He was a younger brother of David II upon whose death he succeeded as “king of the Iberians” in 937, and of Ashot II upon whose death he succeeded as the Byzantine dignitary curopalates in 954. Sumbat is commemorated in the church inscriptions from Ishkhani (Işhan) and Doliskana (Dolişhane/Hamamlıköy) in what is now Artvin Province, Turkey.
Sumbat had two sons:
- Bagrat II
- Adarnase V
|King of Iberia
| Succeeded by|