Genghis Khan

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Minecraft and The Middle Ages: All About Teaching.

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Mongolia's Untapped Lending Market Has Earned This Japanese-Backed Fintech Startup A $30M Valuation

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The abiding shamelessness of the Ontario Liberals

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Asia's Most Epic Viewpoints That'll Make You Buy A Plane Ticket

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Who Are the Hazara?

The Hazara are an Afghan ethnic minority group of mixed Persian, Mongolian, and Turkic ancestry. Persistant rumors hold that they are descended from …

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Who Were the Tangut in Asian History?

The Tangut people were an important ethnic group in northwestern China during the seventh through eleventh centuries CE. Likely related to the …

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10 Fascinating Facts About Mongolia

Not many people know much about Mongolia apart from that Genghis Khan was from there. This is unsurprising given the impact of the Khan and his …

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An Introduction to Psychological Warfare, From Genghis Khan to ISIS

Psychological warfare is the planned tactical use of propaganda, threats, and other non-combat techniques during wars, threats of war, or periods of …

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Facts and History of Turkey

At the crossroads between Europe and Asia, Turkey is a fascinating country. Dominated by Greeks, Persians, and Romans in turn throughout the …

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What Set Off Genghis Khan's Conquests?

Early in the thirteenth century, a band of Central Asian nomads led by an orphaned former slave rose up and conquered 24,000,000 square kilometers of …

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How Did the Mongols Impact Europe?

Beginning in 1211, Genghis Khan and his nomadic armies burst from Mongolia and swiftly conquered most of Eurasia. The Great Khan died in 1227, but …

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Timeline of Muslim Expansion into Medieval India

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What to Know about Tamerlane, Conqueror of Asia

Throughout history, few names have inspired such terror as "Tamerlane." That was not the Central Asian conqueror's actual name, though. More …

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Asia's Great and Most Famous Conquerors

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The Golden Horde of the Mongol Empire

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See 7 of Asia's Oldest Cities

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Mightier Than The Sword: 30 Best War Books

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The Most Important Battles in Asian History

You probably haven't heard of most of them, but these little-known Asian battles had a major impact on world history. Mighty empires rose and fell, …

Military History

History's Largest Empire: Genghis Khan and the Mongol Khanate

Between 1206 and 1368, an obscure group of Central Asian nomads exploded across the steppes and established the world's largest contiguous empire in …

World History

Genghis Khan Rose From Slavery to Rule the World

Genghis Khan.<p>The name echoes through the history of Europe and Asia with a drumbeat of horse-hooves, accompanied by the screams of doomed …

World History

The Mongols Destroy Baghdad, 1258

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A Steven Seagal Guide to Eurasia

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Supernatural season 13 trailer sees a desperate Dean praying to God

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