Note 028
From Chapter 57 of the Decline & Fall

Had the name of Georgians been known to the Greeks (Stritter, Memoriae Byzant. tom. iv. Iberica),I should derive it from their agriculture, as the Ancient Greek (l. iv. c. 18, p. 289, edit. Wesseling.). But it appears only since the crusades, among the Latins (Jac. a Vitriaco, Hist. Hierosol. c. 79, p. 1095) and Orientals, (D'Herbelot, p. 407,) and was devoutly borrowed from St. George of Cappadocia.

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