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History of Genghis Khan By Jacob Abbott
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Genghis Khan, or Temujin, famous in the West for his and his descendants’ incursions into Eastern Europe, conquered far more territory and achieved greater political deeds in Asia than anywhere... More > else. In this splendid review of the life and times of the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, master storyteller Jacob Abbott once again succeeds in retelling history in a breathtaking format which will take the reader on a broad sweep of a historical process which ultimately had a major impact upon faraway Europe as well. Starting with an overview of the pastoral lifestyle which characterized the nomadic Mongol people of the twelfth century, Temujin’s early life, his close family intrigues and his inevitable rise to power through his forceful will and natural leadership abilities, the author provides a complete backdrop to the process which led to the creation of one of the largest contiguous land empires of all time.< Less
History of Genghis Khan By Jacob Abbott
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Genghis Khan, or Temujin, famous in the West for his and his descendants’ incursions into Eastern Europe, conquered far more territory and achieved greater political deeds in Asia than anywhere... More > else. In this splendid review of the life and times of the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, master storyteller Jacob Abbott once again succeeds in retelling history in a breathtaking format which will take the reader on a broad sweep of a historical process which ultimately had a major impact upon faraway Europe as well. Starting with an overview of the pastoral lifestyle which characterized the nomadic Mongol people of the twelfth century, Temujin’s early life, his close family intrigues and his inevitable rise to power through his forceful will and natural leadership abilities, the author provides a complete backdrop to the process which led to the creation of one of the largest contiguous land empires of all time.< Less
Genghis Khan: Illustrated By Jacob Abbott
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Genghis Khan,born Temujin, was the founder of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history. At the time of his death, the Mongol Empire stretched from the Caspian Sea to... More > the Sea of Japan. Temujin came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of northeast Asia. After founding the Mongol Empire and being proclaimed "Genghis Khan," he started the Mongol invasions that resulted in the conquest of most of Eurasia. His campaigns were often accompanied by wholesale massacres of the civilian populations. The empire's expansion continued for a generation or more after Genghis's death in 1227. Under his successor Ögedei Khan the speed of expansion reached its peak. Mongol armies pushed into Persia, finished off the Xi Xia and the remnants of the Khwarezmids, and came into conflict with the imperial Song Dynasty of China, starting a war that lasted until 1279 and that concluded with the Mongols gaining control of all of China. They also pushed further into Russia and Eastern Europe.< Less
Genghis Khan: Classic Children Book By Jacob Abbott
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Genghis Khan (/ˈɡɛŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn/ or /ˈdʒɛŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn/,[4][5] Mongol: [tʃiŋɡɪs xaːŋ]... More > ( listen); ; 1162? – August 1227), born Temujin, was the founder and Great Khan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his demise. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of northeast Asia. After founding the Mongol Empire and being proclaimed "Genghis Khan", he started the Mongol invasions that resulted in the conquest of most of Eurasia. These included raids or invasions of the Kara-Khitan Khanate, Caucasus, Khwarezmid Empire, Western Xia and Jin dynasties. These campaigns were often accompanied by wholesale massacres of the civilian populations – especially in Khwarezmia. By the end of his life, the Mongol Empire occupied a substantial portion of Central Asia and China.< Less
Stäppens barn By Yvonne Anttila
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Elvaåriga Garid och hans sjuåriga syster Zolzaya färdas över en vidsträckt stäpp i sitt sökande efter ett nytt liv i Mongoliets karga och brutala samhälle.... More > De finner en ny tillvaro i en by där byborna väljer att tro gott om dem trots att de är barn till den onda schamanen Hünbish. Garid växer upp till en stark jägare och krigare som tillsammans med sin bäste vän Jochi upplever många spännande äventyr. Zolzaya bär i hemlighet på starka gåvor. Hon är född till schaman av den högsta rangen. Länge är hon omedveten om detta, men när ödet väver samman deras liv med Temujins kommer alla hemligheter fram i dagens ljus. De står vid Temujins sida i den avgörande kampen om ledarskapet över mongolerna, den som gör Temujin till Djingis Khan.< Less
Genghis Khan By Jacob Abbott
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Genghis Khan, born Borjigin Temüjin, was the founder, Khan (ruler) and Khagan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. He came to... More > power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of northeast Asia. After founding the Mongol Empire and being proclaimed "Genghis Khan", he started the Mongol invasions that would ultimately result in the conquest of most of Eurasia. These included raids or invasions of the Kara-Khitan Khanate, Caucasus, Khwarezmid Empire, Western Xia and Jin dynasties. These campaigns were often accompanied by wholesale massacres of the civilian populations – especially in Khwarezmia. By the end of his life, the Mongol Empire occupied a substantial portion of Central Asia and China. Before Genghis Khan died, he assigned Ögedei Khan as his successor and split his empire into khanates among his sons and grandsons. He died in 1227 after defeating the Western Xia. He was buried in an unmarked grave somewhere in Mongolia at an unknown location.< Less