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The article is dedicated to the strategy of name-giving by Armenian and Georgian Bagratids up to the thirteenth century. The analysis shows that the sons (especially elder sons) received the name of a closer elder relative (grandfather or uncle), mostly a dead one, which places this practice close to the process of name-giving among the Rurikids, but not to that of Byzantine noble families. We as well nd the case of name-giving aer living mighty uncles as a search for the patronage. Also important is the adoption of names from other families as a policy of patronage and alliance.
The article is told for minds of the leader statesmen of Russian Empire in the first half of XIX century, for must become Transcaucasia as province or as colony of Russian Empire? The first point was won, but it was to detriment of Russia.