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.
The future Genghis Khan was born in 1162 and raised on the high Mongolian plateau, located in east central Asia. In modern times, this land is part of the nation of Mongolia, north of China and south of Russia. The area has.
north of China and south of Russia. The area has an eleva- tion of about 3,900 feet to almost 6,000 feet (1,189 to 1,829 meters) above sea level. Flat, mostly treeless grassland called steppes covers much of this high tableland.
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Over time, Mongols came into contact with different religions, such as Tibetan Buddhism (originating in India) and Nestorianism (a branch of Christianity that began in the Middle East and spread to China). While most Mongols did not ...
In fact, most writings about Genghis Khan, his culture, and his people came from his enemies, such as the Chinese and the Persians (inhabitants of an ancient empire centered in modernday Iran). These writers were probably biased when ...
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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