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  Genghis Khan - MSN Encarta
Genghis Khan’s father, Yesugei, was a local chieftain and nephew of the former khan (ruler) of the Mongol tribe.
In the autumn of 1220, Genghis Khan captured Termiz on the Oxus River (present-day Amu Darya) and in the early part of the winter was active in the upper reaches of that river in what is today Tajikistan.
Genghis Khan, rejoined by his sons, advanced south in the autumn of 1221 and defeated this new adversary on the banks of the Indus River.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567712/Genghis_Khan.html   (1742 words)

  
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Genghis Khan, or Ghengis Khan as he is more widely known, was born about the year 1162 to a Mongol chieftain, Yesugei, and his wife.
Ghengis is credited with the creation of the Ih Zasag (‘ the Great Law’, usually rendered into English as "The Great Yasa".) Although portrayed as a codified set of laws, this is debatable.
If a city capitulated, Ghengis Khan was usually content to let them be, once their defences had been pulled down.
www.greenkiwi.co.nz /footprints/mongolia/ghengis_history.htm   (1957 words)

  
  Ghengis Khan - Uncyclopedia
Ghengis Khan, once the Grand Poobah of Mongolia and former 1980's child star (most notibly as Short Round (Indiana Jones) and Data (Goonies}), his reign was characterized by yak cheese.
Ghengis Khan was born in Weehawken, New Jersey, to Edward Munghis Khan and Chaka Louise Khan.
Khan was welcomed as leader of the Mongolians, although some continued to spell his name "Genghis Khan" -- perhaps because of confusion with that legendary figure.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Ghengis_Khan   (775 words)

  
 Genghis Khan and the Mongols
Returning with Genghis Khan and his Mongols were engineers who had become a permanent part of their army, and there were captive musicians, translators, doctors and scribes, camels and wagonloads of goods.
The husband of Genghis Khan's daughter was killed, and, it is said, she asked that everyone in the city be put to death, and, according to the story, they were.
While Genghis Khan was consolidating his conquests in Persia and Afghanistan, a force of 40,000 Mongol horsemen pushed through Azerbaijan and Armenia.
www.fsmitha.com /h3/h11mon.htm   (4172 words)

  
 Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genghis Khan was born between 1150 and 1160.
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 are no cases of him or the Mongols engaging in religious war against people he encountered during the conquests as long as they were obedient.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Genghis_Khan   (9956 words)

  
 Lonely Planet | On the Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ghengis Khan may be famed for his skills as a warrior and conqueror, but this summer in Mongolia he'll lay down his crossbow, dust off his guitar and turn up the bass.
The 'Ghengis Khan Rock Opera', unlikely as it may sound, is just one of many tributes planned this year for the great 13th century Mongol warlord.
It was in the year 1206 that Ghengis Khan (better known in these parts at Chingis Khan), ended a 25-year civil war and unified the state.
www.lonelyplanet.com /journeys/feature/ghengis_khan06.cfm   (1242 words)

  
 Genghis Khan a Prolific Lover, DNA Data Implies
Genghis Khan, the fearsome Mongolian warrior of the 13th century, may have done more than rule the largest empire in the world; according to a recently published genetic study, he may have helped populate it too.
Khan's empire at the time of his death extended across Asia, from the Pacific Ocean to the Caspian Sea.
Khan's eldest son, Tushi, is reported to have had 40 sons.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2003/02/0214_030214_genghis.html   (714 words)

  
 Remains of Genghis Khan palace unearthed - Science - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The foundation of a mausoleum of 13th century Mongolian warrior Genghis Khan is shown in this Sept. 2001 photo.
Genghis Khan's tomb is believed to be nearby because ancient texts say court officials commuted from the mausoleum later built on the grounds to the burial site daily to conduct rituals for the dead.
Genghis Khan's grave site is one of archaeology's enduring mysteries.  According to legend, in order to keep it secret, his huge burial party killed anyone who saw them en route to it; then servants and soldiers who attended the funeral were massacred.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6189531   (650 words)

  
 Alexander Rose on Jack Weatherford’s Genghis Khan on National Review Online
If they decided to fight, the khan was as good as his word, and they died — all of them, men, women, and children — but those who elected to pay fealty to the conqueror lived in peace under Mongol protection.
So far, Genghis Khan may not sound like a compassionate conservative, but Weatherford argues that his subject was a great deal more tolerant and far-sighted than his barbaric reputation suggests.
The last ruling descendant of Genghis, Alim Khan, emir of Bukhara, was deposed in 1920 by the Soviets, heralds of a new world empire.
www.nationalreview.com /books/rose200409231429.asp   (1175 words)

  
 The Legacy of Genghis Khan | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Yet, the legacy of Genghis Khan, his sons, and grandsons is also one of cultural development, artistic achievement, a courtly way of life, and an entire continent united under the so-called Pax Mongolica ("Mongolian Peace").
The Mongol empire was at its largest two generations after Genghis Khan and was divided into four main branches, the Yuan (empire of the Great Khan) being the central and most important.
Genghis Khan's grandson Hülegü (died 1265) subdued Iran in 1256 and conquered Baghdad, the capital of the
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/khan1/hd_khan1.htm   (843 words)

  
 Tim Cope Journeys: On the Trail of Ghengis Khan
Tim Cope Journeys: On the Trail of Ghengis Khan
In June 2004 Tim set off on an epic journey, 10,000km from Mongolia to Hungary by Horse.
Use this page to keep up to date, find out about the trip, read the historical links, view the PHOTOS and stories that are updated weekly and find out about Tim's gear and how it is wearing.
www.timcopejourneys.com /index.pl?page=1446   (108 words)

  
 Royal Alberta Museum: Virtual Exhibits - Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 1206, a man known as Temujen was crowned Genghis Khan - "emperor of all emperors".
Although he was a conquering emperor, Genghis Khan was also a supreme military strategist and clever politician.
GENGHIS KHAN: TREASURES OF INNER MONGOLIA was produced by the People's Republic of China, in association with The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca /vexhibit/genghis/intro.htm   (290 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Genghis Khan: His Life and Legacy: Books: Paul Ratchnevsky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Reissue to be published in April 2006.Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongol Empire, the largest continuous land empire ever.
By 1206, Genghis Khan had completed the unification by conquest of all the tribes of Mongolia, and was acclaimed as universal Khan.
Despite the dearth of reliable information the nature of the Khan, his relationships, strengths and weaknesses, are conveyed to the reader adequately, albeit with certain amount of "poetic licence." The book starts slowly with general background information on the Mongols involving a huge number of uninteligible and pretty much unpronouncable names.
www.amazon.com /Genghis-Khan-His-Life-Legacy/dp/0631189491   (1833 words)

  
 Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Genghis Khan was born around 1165 and died August 1207.
Visit the site concerning Genghis Khan and write an one page essay and present to the class on why you feel he was such an excellent ruler.
I would like for you to then pick two modern day things which are their equivalent and make a spreadsheet documenting the differences and similarities of the four materials.
www.hazelwood.k12.mo.us /~cdavis01/webquests/jgw   (378 words)

  
 Mongolian barbecue, stir fry, buffet. Midland, Michigan - Home
Find a delicious meal you can tailor exactly to your taste at Ghengis Khan Mongolian BBQ.
We are a unique restaurant offering delicious buffet-style dining where you create your own stir fry by choosing from our many types of meats, vegetables, and sauces.
Discover what your dining experience should be when you visit Ghengis Khan Mongolian BBQ.
www.ghengiskhanmongolianbbq.com   (139 words)

  
 Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jamuqa refused and asked for a noble death, that is, without spilling blood, which was granted by breaking his back.
The governor later refused to make repayments for the looting of the caravan and murder of its members.
Genghis Khan asked to be buried without markings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ghengis_Khan   (9956 words)

  
 Social Studies WebQuest: Genghis Khan
Who was Genghis Khan — history's greatest general, a murderous barbarian, or both?
In this lesson, we will learn about Genghis Khan and about Mongolia in the time period in which he lived.
Using it and your time line, show the extent of Ghengis Khan's empire at its height.
teacher.scholastic.com /webquest/wrldhist/whkhan.htm   (147 words)

  
 Ghengis Khan wonder berry could conquer heart disease
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Berries taken since the time of Ghengis Khan could form the basis of the next big thing in heart health.
Sea buckthorn is a known source of biologically active chemicals and is used in Tibet, Mongolia, China and Russia for health drinks and various cosmetics.
www.biologynews.net /archives/2006/10/06/ghengis_khan_wonder_berry_could_conquer_heart_disease.html   (630 words)

  
 Ghengis Khan Is My Homeboy T-Shirt, Tshirt, Tee Shirt
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History buffs will like the color choice for this one, as Ghengis made it a law that only his family could wear yellow.
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