The Conquests of Genghis Khan
Twenty-First Century Books, 2008年1月1日 - 160 頁
Can one man really change the world? If that man is Genghis Khan, the answer is yes. Born around 1161, Temujin, as he was named, grew up in humble surroundings. As a teenager, he fled from enemy raiders, but he became a fearless—and feared—man who commanded an army of thousands and an empire of millions. In fact, by the mid-1200s Genghis Khan’s Mongol Empire included much of the known world. Though he was responsible for the deaths of millions, he also showed tolerance for religious and cultural differences among the many peoples he conquered, and he brought stability and unification to a vast area where it had never before existed. Even today, the name Genghis Khan continues to instill fear in some and admiration in others. His election as Great Khan in approximately 1190 is surely one of history’s most pivotal moments.
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Born around A.D. 1161, Temujin, as he was named, grew up in humble surroundings. As a teenager, he fled from enemy raiders, but he became a fearless— and feared—man who commanded an army of thousands and an empire of millions.
Born as Temujin, he began life as a member of a small clan in eastern Asia and grew up in hum- ble and difficult surroundings. But as khan, he exploded onto the world stage in the late A.D. 1100s and early 1200s.
The baby's mother and father, Hoelun and Yesugei, named their newborn son Temujin, a name believed to have been that of a Tatar enemy recently defeated by the boy's father. Young Temujin was the newest member of a long line.
Young Temujin was the newest member of a long line of noble Mongols. One of his ancestors was Kabul Khan, a powerful leader who had led his clan for more than thirty years. Temujin himself was the first-born child of Mongol chieftain ...
Temujin's family included three younger brothers and one sister who was the youngest of all. Temujin also had two half brothers, born to Yesugei's second wife. One of Temujin's closest companions as a boy was his brother Kassar, ...
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Chapter Three Forging A Mongol Nation
Chapter Four The Foundations Of An Empire
Chapter Five Storming The Gates Of Cathay
Chapter Six A Wave Crashing Westward
Epilogue In The Great Khans Wake
Primary Source Research
Further Reading And Websites
About The AuthorPhoto Acknowledgments