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 Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1256, during the rule of Ögedei, Hulagu Khan, son of Tolui, was charged with the conquest of the Muslim nations to the southwest of the empire.
Genghis Khan was by and large tolerant of the multiple religions and there is no cases of him or the Mongols engaging in religious war against people he encountered during the conquests as long as they were obedient.
Heirs to Discord: The Supratribal Aspirations of Jamuqa, Toghrul, and Temüjin
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 On Chinggis Khaan
Chinggis Khaan himself died in August 1227, during campaigns against the Tanguts, apparently as a result of a fall from his horse.
It is worthwhile to examine briefly the attributes and accomplishments of Chinggis Khaan.
Chinggis is credited with the creation of the Ih Zasag (Great Law, usually rendered into English as "The Great Yasa".) Although portrayed as a codified set of laws, this is debatable.
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 Tours - Chinggis Chan
Mongolia - this word stands for the former might of the Chinggis Khan empire, it symbolizes the always cloudless blue sky, the boundless steppes with white spots of yurts, the golden sand of Gobi deserts, the Mongolian Altai mountains, the purity and transparency of the mountainous rivers and the water of Lake Khuvsugul.
In 1206, after years of inter ethnic struggle, the grandson of Khabul Khan - Temudzin was proclaimed Chinggis Khan during a convention of the Mongolian nobility on the Onon River.
Karakorum was founded by Chinggis Khan in 1220 as a military outpost, but became the cultural center of the empire.
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 The Mongoals and Tibet
Chinggis Khan was born Temüchin in 1162 to Mongol tribal chief Yesügei Baatur.
Chinggis Khan was now poised to send a punitive expedition to the Khwarazm Sultanate, where a caravan of traders from Mongolia had been robbed earlier that year.
In 1253 Möngke Khan deputed his cousin Berke (Batu's younger brother) to conduct a fresh census of the Russian population in order to facilitate the collection of poll taxes.15 The rulers of various Russian principalities were obliged to pay regular respect and taxes to the Mongol Khans in the form of animal pelts.
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 Female Hero: Sorghaghtani Beki (Women in World History Curriculum)
In 1227 A.D. Chinggis Khan (Genghis Khan), the "lord of the ocean encircled lands" died.
Chinggis had left four sons by his principal wife, Borte, and there was no orderly system of succession.
She was a daughter-in-law of Chinggis Khan and mother of his grown grandsons.
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 The Yasa of Chingis Khan. A code of honor, dignity and excellence
Chingis Khan decided that no taxes or duties should be imposed upon fakirs, religious devotees, lawyers, physicians, scholars, people who devote themselves to prayer and asceticism, muezzins and those who wash the bodies of the dead.
Chingis Khan did not belong to, and did not believe in, any of the organized religions, though he saw that all philosophies have grasped part of the truth, and respected every one of them as an aspect of the Great All.
Chingis Khan's lifework indicates that his ideal and aim was neither unalterable nomadism nor civilization in the urbanized sense; his emphasis on both nature and culture and his respect for knowledge show that his ideal and aim was an educated pastoral society.
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 World History Connected | Vol. 2 No. 2| Book Review
Throughout this section, Weatherford provides the reader with a very good sense of the rise of Chinggis Khan to power and how the Mongols viewed warfare, which is to say, honor was not in the methods of war, but rather in gaining victory.
Furthermore, Weatherford does a splendid job of illustrating that Chinggis Khan was not a born military genius, a label that is often and understandably applied to the Mongol leader, but rather he learned from his mistakes and from the lessons of others and then applied the lessons.
For instance, in discussing the emir Timur (Tamerlane) (1336-1405), as a successor to Chinggis Khan, Weatherford states that Timur captured the sultan of the Seljuk kingdom in modern Turkey.
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 The Chinggis Khan Expedition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Chinggis Khan Expedition is a joint American-Mongolian expedition in the Republic of Mongolia to find the site of the tomb of Chinggis Khan as well as geographical sites and historical artifacts from his lifetime.
The purpose of the expedition is to attempt to fill in some of the gaps in historical knowledge of the period in which Chinggis Khan lived, and to better understand the effects his reign had on the social and cultural evolution of the many peoples conquered and ruled by him.
A number of scholars of the Great Khan believe that he has been portrayed unfairly by Western historians, and hope that this expedition will lead to a more favorable appreciation of his accomplishments and character.
www.cmes.uchicago.edu /chinggiskhan/index.htm   (187 words)

 Genghis Khan
Although Genghis Khan (more properly known as Chinggis Khan), is mainly thought of in negative terms in the West, he is one of history's more charismatic and dynamic leaders.
The fact that Genghis Khan was able to command a place in history is perhaps more amazing than the deeds that earned him fame as much of his life prior to 1200 was fraught with hardship.
Genghis Khan's greatest accomplishments, however, cannot be counted in terms of territory or victories, but in the presence of a Mongol nation and culture.
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 Mongolia - The Era of Chinggis Khan, 1206-27
Temujin took the honorific chinggis, meaning supreme or great (also romanized as genghis or jenghiz), creating the title Chinggis Khan, in an effort to signify the unprecedented scope of his power.
As the great khan, Chinggis was able to consolidate his organization and to institutionalize his leadership over a Eurasian empire.
At the time of his first kuriltai at Karakorum, Chinggis already was engaged in a dispute with Western Xia, the first of his wars of conquest.
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 Chinggis khaan complexs
Several functions such as collection of required documents for establishing of the International Centre for Chinggis Khaan Studies, rendering of help and assistance to the training of university and college students of history and archaeology, publication of works on Chinggis studies etc.were sponsored by the college.
Further, we are planning to create Chinggis Khaan complex, and in this undertaken an important role should be played by the International Center to be established on the base of the former National Center for Studies of Chinggis period historical monuments.
To develop Chinggis studies, to manage an international and domestic tourist network at the motherland of Chinggis.
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 Mongols. A history of the Mongols (Monguls)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Death Of Chinggis Khan And The Division Of The Empire
Chinggis Khan's three remaining sons and Batu, a grandson and heir of the
Chinggis Khan's preference, Ogedei, his third son, was elected grand khan.
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 Mongols before Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the recurrent process of sinicization, by the middle of the tenth century Kitan chieftains had established themselves as emperors of northern China; their rule was known as the Liao Dynasty (916-1125).
The period of the eleventh and twelfth centuries was one of consolidation, preceding the most momentous era in Mongol history, the era of Chinggis Khan.
Genghiz Khan was married to a Christian Mongolian woman.
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 e-Mongol.com - History of mongolia
Temudjin, its true name before being proclaimed Chinggis Khan, is quasi has divinity for Mongolian: it brought to them glory, the conquests and has code of conduct and organization.
In 1162 A. D., Temüjin, future Chinghis, was born to Yesugey, a kinsman of the Mongolian khan.
The empire was a union of four dominions: the great khan’s realm (Mongolia, China), the Golden Horde (Russia and Urals), the Chagatay realm (Central Asia) and the Ilkhan kingdom (Iran and Middle East).
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Chinggis Khan Foundation is a non-profit charity devoted to assisting Mongolia's development, promoting Mongolian cultural activities, and supporting Mongolian Studies in the U.S and Mongolia.
While his image in the West is that of a ruthless bloodthirsty conqueror, Chinggis (Genghis) Khan is celebrated as a hero in Mongolia, where he is seen as the father of the Mongol Nation.
Starting with the conquest of northern China and consolidating through numerous conquests including the Persia, Chinggis Khan laid the foundation for an empire that was to leave an indelible mark on world history.
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 ORIAS Lesson Plan: Chingis Khan
Chingis Khan's first name can also be spelled Chinggis, Genghis, Genghiz, Jengiz, or Tchingis—depending on the language in which it was written and on conventions of transliteration, and his name may be written with a hyphen between the two words.
Chingis Khan became ruler of all Mongols through his strength, ingenuity, and determination, and Chingis's "great principle" of rewarding loyalty and punishing treachery allowed him to maintain control over his growing empire.
And Chingis Khan capitalized on his opponent's fears: when the city of Bukhara (located in modern-day Uzbekistan) was sacked during one of the battles against the Khorezm Shah, Chingis Khan announced inside the mosque, "I am the punishment of God.
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 BBC NEWS | Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | Mongolia's cult of the great Khan
Bursting on stage in the middle of the national stadium is the unmistakable figure of Genghis Khan, the Mongol warrior who built a vast 13th Century empire.
In Ulan Bator there is now a Chinggis Khan Brewery [Chinggis is a closer transliteration of the Mongolian than Genghis], and even a Chinggis Khan night club, packed with young Mongolians knocking back Martinis and glasses of cold beer.
But in a country that suffered so much under communism, and which now faces a deeply uncertain future, Genghis Khan is the one figure they have to cling on to - a symbol of a time when these horsemen of the steppe ruled half the known world.
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 Genco Tour Bureau Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
“GTB” Shareholding Company is implementing the “100000 tree planting project” in order to maintain ecological balance, protect the soil from water and wind damages and create the greenery to decorate “Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex”, by planting 100000 trees in 212 hectares of land.
The forest regeneration works have been the a concerned topic in the recent years.
Even though we have a vast land, only 8.5% is covered in forest and we are considered one of the poorest countries in forest resources by the international standard.
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 Chinggis Khan Meets Joan of Arc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This exhibition highlighted a preference of French expressions in painting by several of Mongolia's mature and established painters.
He is the most American of the painters, and therefore least respected, I suspect, by French viewers.
Shamans, Khans, wolves and wrestlers fill his brown ochre landscapes.
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 7Death of Chinggis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1227, while on a campaign against the Chin, Chinggis Khan became ill and died.
Mongolian tradition declared that the Khan's remains be taken to a secret place for burial.
In the 1950's Chinese officials came to the area of the Orgon and declared that they had built a more suitable mausoleum for the Khan in the Altai Mountains and were moving the articles from the gers to the new building.
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 Brochure of the Mongolian Exhibition
In the West, Mongolia evokes the name of Chinggis Khan (also known by the Persianized spelling of his name, Genghis Khan) and his thirteenth century conquest of the most of the known world.
After the death of Chinggis, his grandson Khubilai Khan was the first ruler in the Yuan dynasty, a period of Mongol rule of China which lasted nearly one hundred years.
Mongolia: The Legacy of Chinggis Khan has been organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in association with the Ministry of Culture, National Museums, and National Library of Mongolia.
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 Mongolia - The Last Campaign of Chinggis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
By this time, advancing years had led Chinggis to prepare for the future and to assure an orderly succession among his descendants.
Leaving one-third of his army to take Ningxia, Chinggis sent Ogedei eastward, across the great bend of the Huang He, to drive the Jin forces from their last footholds north of the river.
On his deathbed in 1227, he outlined to his youngest son, Tului, the plans that later would be used by his successors to complete the destruction of the Jin empire.
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 AllRefer.com - Mongolia - The Era of Chinggis Khan, 1206-27 - Rise of Chinggis Khan | Mongolian Information Resource
AllRefer.com - Mongolia - The Era of Chinggis Khan, 1206-27 - Rise of Chinggis Khan
In 1206 Temujin's leadership of all Mongols and other peoples they had conquered between the Altai Mountains and the Da Hinggan (Greater Khingan) Range was acknowledged formally by a kuriltai (council--see Glossary) of chieftains as their khan.
His exceptionally flexible mounted army and the cadre of Chinese and Muslim siege-warfare experts who facilitated his conquest of cities comprised one of the most formidable instruments of warfare that the world had ever seen (see Historical Traditions, ch.
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 Welcome to The Realm of The Mongols!
The wolf is the legendary ancestor of all Mongols, and is a symbol of what qualities they possessed: an inclination towards the regions of the North, Dark and Cold, as well as limitless endurance, great intelligence, intuition and perspicacity.
The invincible Mongolian hordes, under the leadership and tutelary power of Chingis Khan, overran most of the Asian and Eurasian land, and in their heyday, the Mongols never met an army they could not beat.
Chingis Khan expressed his attitude this way: "Heaven grew weary of the excessive pride and luxury of China....I am from the Barbaric North.
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 ThinkQuest : Library : Chinggis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Temuujin.Here you will find history of Chinggis Khan's birth, his childhood, and engagement and his father's death.
Legacy-which consists of Batu-Khaan, Golden Orde, Munkh Khan, Khubilai Khan tells you about children and grand children of Chinggis Khan and important events in history of Mongolia.
Dictionary-explanation of some Mongolian names and places mentioned in our web-page Quiz-in True false quiz you can check your knowledge of important dates of Chinggis Khan Map-it is map on countries which Chinggis Khan and his legacy attacked and conquered.
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 Possessed by the spirit of Chinggis Khan
The great Chinggis Khan, were he alive, would understand as well as anyone that you cannot conquer the largest empire mankind has ever seen by respecting traffic lights, zebra crossings or even the direction of traffic flow on dual carriageways.
What is perhaps most rewarding is to sit and think that from this place Chinggis Khan and his successors ruled the Eastern world for 40 years until his grandson Kublai moved the capital to what is now Beijing in 1278.
Ovoo gobi and a pint of Chinggis please.
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 Jawaharlal Nehru's View of Chinggis Khan
Chengiz Khan, who was the father of the Mongol Nation, and Jawaharlal Nehru, who was the father of modern India, occupy positions in history that are 800 years apart.
His comments show that as an Asian man and scholar, he was struggling to understand the historical role of Chengiz Khan.
Nehru recognized that Chengiz Khan did not seek to go to war but that war was thrust upon him by the hostile neighbors surrounding Mongolia.
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