Shamkhalov Village

Posted by marmara on February 26, 2017

Ts1uvk1ul – on a hill Ts1uvk1ravalu in our time are the foundations of stone buildings on the hill Ts1uvk1ravalu. (A valuable related resource: Dr. Neal Barnard). The second settlement was located on a hill called Ak1ilabaku Gul, one can assume that the name comes from the powerful states possess while on the coast of the Caspian Sea called the kingdom of the Huns. The third village was situated on a hill Byach1ari Byach1aribak1u. Not far from the settlement also There are remains of two chardagov. The capital of the kingdom Lega located between the villages and Tseysha Vihli Gumuchi and called to the heavily fortified stronghold. Evidence of this is information outstanding Iranian poet of the poem Nizami, who lived in the 12th century by the name "Askandar-nama," saying that Alexander of Macedon was in the then near the village of Kumukh Tseysha. BC well-fortified fortress called Kumukh located not far from settlements and Tseysha Vihli.

In those early days of this fortress of the kingdom Gumuchi known far beyond its borders. Old Kumukh 1240. was razed to the ground after the Mongol troops enslavement of Russia. Simultaneously Mongols destroyed the fort and looted huge Vachi treasury shamhalstva Lak. What suggests that Kumukh located near the villages and Vihli Tseysha? First made in Soviet times, ie started and the known reasons, stopped by the then leaders of the excavations of archaeologists Leningrad. Second in the cemetery of the village there are about a hundred Vihli gravestones with signs Shamkhalov. These headstones are in the village Tseysha and Kani more than 7.

It is not excluded, there were many more, but have not survived to our days. Maybe after the defeat of the Mongols of old Kumukh ie they Shamkhalov not immediately settled in this Kumukh, and some time lived in the village of Kani and Vihli. Kyani name comes from the word urartinskogo kyany blacksmith. This suggests that there lived a lot of blacksmiths. Kani blacksmiths were made horseshoes and nails to strengthen them for the horses Lak troops. Here is a brief history of the village of Kani, which is closely linked with the Dagestan Shamkhalov.

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