Further examples of the Caucasian alphabet were found in the 1940s and 1950s in the form of short inscriptions on a stone altar post, and on candlesticks, tiles and vessels.
In 2003 a longer text on a palimpsest was found in St. Georgian scholars believe that King Pharnavaz I (ფარნავაზი) of Kartli (Iberia) created the Caucasian Albanian alphabet, probably in the late 4th or early 5th century AD, however Armenian scholars believe that Mesrop Mashtots' (Մեսրոպ Մաշտոց), an Armenian missionary, did so.
The appellation Caucasian for the grouping was popularized by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, who named it after the category's archetypal skull, a cranium of a woman from Georgia in the Caucasus region.
The traditional anthropological term Caucasoid is a portmanteau of the demonym Caucasian and the Greek suffix eidos (meaning "form", "shape", "resemblance"), implying a resemblance to the native inhabitants of the Caucasus.
Udi, a northeast Caucasian language spoken in parts of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia, is thought to be a descendant of the Caucasian Albanian language.
The name "Albania" is Latin for "mountaneous land" and the Caucasian Albanians were not related to the Albanians of Albania, nor were their languages related.
It etymologically contrasts with the terms Negroid, Mongoloid and Australoid.
Meiners' term was given wider circulation in the 1790s by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, a German professor of medicine and a member of the British Royal Society, who is considered one of the founders of the discipline of anthropology.
I think RPM’s supposition is probably correct, people wanted a pretentious term somewhat less coarse than white, and since most people are geography-challenged, “Caucasian” sounds good if you want to pose as the Further enhancing the realism is doubtless the most non-Caucasian cast in Hollywood Bible movie history.The manuscript contained details of alphabets such as Armenian, Greek, Latin, Georgian, Coptic and Caucasian Albanian, which was referred to as "", which means "Aghuanic alphabet/writing" in Armenian.Professor Abuladze believed the alphabet was based on the Georgian alphabet.The Greater Caucasus range in the north is within the Russian Federation, while the Lesser Caucasus to the south is divided between several independent states, namely Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan. Yuyukin, is a compound word that can be interpreted as the "Seagull's Mountain" (καύ-: καύαξ, καύηξ, ηκος ο, κήξ, κηϋξ "a kind of seagull" the reconstructed *κάσος η "mountain" or "rock" richly attested both in place and personal names.) According to German philologists Otto Schrader and Alfons A.The Transcaucasus extends eastwards to the Caspian Sea and northwestern Iran, and extends westwards into northeastern Turkey. Nehring, the Ancient Greek word Καύκασος (Kafkasos) is connected to Gothic Hauhs ("high") as well as Lithuanian Kaũkas ("hillock") and Kaukarà ("hill, top").