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Rules Genghis Khan's Warriors Had To Follow

In the 1200s A.D., the world was hit by the equivalent of a human-made meteor bombardment. Cities were leveled, millions killed, and empires turned to ash. At the same time, a great part of the world became united, trade was promoted, and the stage was set for the modern era. This tsunami of change started, according to National Geographic, in 1206 when a Mongol chieftain, Temujin (sometimes Temijin) united the various tribes of the steppes of Central Asia and took the name Genghis Khan...

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    Rules Genghis Khan's Warriors Had To Follow

    Rules Genghis Khan's Warriors Had To Follow

    In the 1200s A.D., the world was hit by the equivalent of a human-made meteor bombardment. Cities were leveled, millions killed, and empires turned to ash. At the same time, a great part of the world became united, trade was promoted, and the stage was set for the modern era. This tsunami of change started, according to National Geographic...

    Details About Genghis Khan That Remain A Mystery

    Details About Genghis Khan That Remain A Mystery

    What is most unusual about Genghis Khan is that somebody so important to the pageant of world history, somebody who is the equivalent of an extinction event comet, has many key details of his life and work unknown. This makes the Mongol warlord still mysterious to us today. Historians and archaeologists continue working to uncover some of the...

    What Life Was Like For Women Under Genghis Khan

    What Life Was Like For Women Under Genghis Khan

    If you've ever actually stopped to think about it, you probably assumed that life was pretty terrible for women under Genghis Khan. And you'd be forgiven for making that assumption. Most cultures that existed in the distant past have a not-exactly great reputation for treating women with respect and fairness, so why would you think that a dictator as brutal as...

    How Kublai Khan Finished What Genghis Khan Started

    How Kublai Khan Finished What Genghis Khan Started

    In 1206, Genghis Khan succeeded in his dream of consolidating the disparate nomadic tribes of the Mongolian Steppe into one military and governing power (per Britannica). Yet, this newly created empire only set in motion his next plan: world domination (per National Geographic). By using brutal psychological warfare methods — a combination of...

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