Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Kubachi, a branch of the Lesghian people, Kaitagh Mountains, Daghestan, East Caucasus. The name means "forgers of arms," and for centuries they have been famous for their skill in working the metals, and especially in making swords and coats of mail. Although for many generations Mohammedans, they have traditions of a time when they were Christians, and ruins of churches have been discovered, some dating back to the beginning of the 13th century.