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  Jenghiz Khan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Jenghiz Khan ruled one of the greatest land empires the world has ever known.
His wars were marked by ruthless carnage, but Jenghiz Khan was a brilliant ruler and military leader.
Timur was said to be descended from him.
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 CA 54: The Mongols: THE ARMY
Jenghiz Khan laid the foundations for his army before he was elected Khan, as one by one he conquered the tribes of the steppes and incorporated them into his army, the best of the thirteenth century world.
Jenghiz Khan's decision to choose one of his sons as his successor led the aristocracy and the princes to believe that future khans should be chosen from the line of Ogodai.
Jenghiz Khan's empire survived for some thirty or so years after his death, but by 1260 the vigor of conquest had passed its zenith and their story became one of division and decay, as they began to abandon the policies and ideas of the Conqueror.
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 Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genghis' father, Yesugei, khan of the Borjigin, and nephew to Ambaghai and Qutula Khan, emerged as the head of the ruling clan of the Mongols, but this position was contested by the rival Tayichi’ud clan, which descended directly from Ambaghai.
Hulegu, son of Tolui and brother of Kublai Khan, established himself in the former Khwarezmid Empire as the Khan of the Il-Khanate.
Heirs to Discord: The Supratribal Aspirations of Jamuqa, Toghrul, and Temüjin
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 jenghiz khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
As the great Khan, he developed a new military system that was based on the decimal system, with armies being split into groups of 10, 100, 1000 and finally a tumen (10,000).
Meanwhile, Kuchlug, the deposed khan of the Naiman Mongols, had fled west and had usurped the state of Kara-Khitan Khanate, the western allies that had decided to side with Genghis.
On his deathbed in 1227, Genghis Khan 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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 The House of Ice: Jenghiz Khan - Long Version
Jenghiz Khan was clearly having the worst of the battle, and he retreated along the Khalka in the direction of the Bor Nor.
Jenghiz Khan would spend the summer of 1203 on the northern outskirts of Mongolia on the Baljuna, where it is said, he and his followers drank from muddied waters.
Jenghiz Khan used his brother Qasar to send false messages of negotiations to the Wang-khan, to which the Wang-khan sent 'blood in the horn of an ox' for use at the swearing of the oath.
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 Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan (about 1165 - 1227) was a Mongolian Emperor, and military leader who unified the Mongolian tribes and then founded a Mongolian empire by conquering much of China, Asia and Eastern Europe.
As the great Khan, he developed a new military system that was based on the decimal system, with armies being split into groups of 10, 100, 1000 and finally a tumen (10,000).
Meanwhile, Kuchlug, the deposed khan of the Naiman Mongols, had fled west and had conquered the state of Karakitai, the western allies that had decided to side with Genghis.
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Jenghiz Khan now meditated an invasion of the empire of the Kin Tatars, who had wrested northern China from the Sung dynasty.
Toto was amongst the slain, and Kushlek fled for refuge to the Khitan Tatars.
With characteristic treachery he requested permission from his host, the Khitan khan, to collect the fragments of his army which had been scattered by Jenghiz at the battle on the Irtysh, and thus having collected a considerable force he leagued himself with Mahommed, the shah of KhwUrizm, against thc confiding kban.
79.1911encyclopedia.org /J/JE/JENGHIZ_KHAN.htm   (963 words)

 MONGOLS - LoveToKnow Article on MONGOLS
How this dominion was extended under the rule of Jenghiz Khan is shown in the article JENGHIz KHAN, and when that great conqueror was laid to rest in the valley of Kilien in 1227 he left to his sons an empire which stretched from the China Sea to the banks of the Dnieper.
The dominions given by Jenghiz Khan to his son Jagatai were involved in the quarrels between Kaidu and Kublai for the h khakanate, but at the beginning of the I4th century T,jerfor~I: Dua, a great-great-grandson of Jagatai, made himself undisputed lord of the whole region.
The founder of their greatness was the khan Abulk hair, who reigned in the 15th century, and who, like another Jenghiz Khan, consolidated a power out of a number of small clans, and added lustre to it by his successful wars.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MO/MONGOLS.htm   (13176 words)

 Encyclopedia: Jenghiz Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
As the first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, he is regarded as the founding father of Mongolia, admired by almost all Mongolians.
Genghis Khan's legacy continued with the later conquests of Timur Lenk, the renowned 14th century Turkic conquerer and India's Mughal Empire, founded by Babur in 1526.
Genghis Khan added the one necessary ingredient, which was strict discipline to his armies that was similar to many armies of the steppes during the time that were based upon the light cavalry horse-archer type of warfare that was advantagous in open-field battles like the armies of Jurchens and previously Huns.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Jenghiz
When the empire was divided in 1227 among Jenghiz Khan's three living sons and a grandson, Jagatai was rewarded with vast territories that correspond to present-day Turkistan and...
, 1217-65, Mongol conqueror, grandson of Jenghiz Khan.
A descendant of Timur (Tamerlane) and of Jenghiz Khan, he succeeded (1494) to the principality of Fergana in central Asia.
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 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.
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 The House of Ice: Jenghiz Khan - Short Version
Jenghiz Khan, the Mongol chieftain who eventually conquered almost the entire Asian continent, was born in 1162.
While these battles were going on, a dispute arose between Jenghiz Khan and the Khwarezm Shah Muhammad, who ruled a considerable empire in Persia and central Asia, all the results of the Great Muhammad, but that is another story.
After Jenghiz Khan died, his officers had to break off their successful war on Europe and the Middle East and make a three month trek back to Mongolia's capital.
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 ipedia.com: Genghis Khan Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He was the grandfather of Kublai Khan, the first emperor of the Yuan Dynasty in China.
As the great Khan, he used the military system of the Huns that was based on the decimal system, with armies being split into groups of 10, 100, 1000 and finally a tumen (10,000).
Khan reportedly saw five stars arranged in a line in the sky, which he took to be a sign.
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 Ancient China: The Mongolian Empire: The Yuan Dynasty, 1279-1368
Born sometime in the 1160's, he gradually unified the disparate Mongol tribes and, in 1206, was elected Genghis Khan, or "Universal Ruler" (also spelled Chingghis or Jenghiz Khan).
Genghis Khan was perhaps one of the greatest military innovators in human history, and his army consisted of perhaps the best-trained horsemen in all of human history.
Kublai Khan had decided to become the emperor of China and start a new dynasty; within a few short years, the Mongols had conquered all of southern China.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/CHEMPIRE/YUAN.HTM   (1668 words)

 Jenghiz Khan's Chronology
In the period between Ogul Guyuk and his nephew, Batu who was the son of Jenghiz's elder son, Toregene who was the widow wife of Ogeday established dominion in the throne of the state.
Guyuk was elected as the khan in the grand assembly in 1246 to which Batu could not attend as a result of her merciless intrigues.
Most of Khan's army that was composed of 150.000 people were killed or drown in the war.
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 Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
As the great Khan he used the system of the Huns that was based on the decimal with armies being split into groups of 100 1000 and finally a tumen (10 The army took their families and horses them with each rider having 3 or horses so they always had fresh means transport.
At the time of the kuriltai Genghis involved in a dispute with Western Xia the first of his wars of and despite problems in taking well defended Xia cities and by 1209 when peace with Western Xia was he had with substantially reduced the Western dominion and was acknowledged by their emperor overlord.
On his deathbed in 1227 Genghis Khan outlined to his youngest Tolui the plans that later would be by his successors to complete the destruction the Jin empire.
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 Jenghiz Khan's Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Jenghiz divided his forces into divisions under the command of his most faithful supports in his retinue that would become the strongest generals of him and the tribal leaders that had provided an oath of fidelity.
Jenghiz easily defeated the Tangut Kingdom of Xi Xia in the northwest border of China in the year of 1209 and made them to become slaves.
While the entire Western Turkestan was under his control, Jenghiz repeated his wrath towards the Xi Xia kingdom that refused to give soldiers for the movement of the Mongolians in the west.
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 JENGHIZ KHAN (1162-1227) - Online Information article about JENGHIZ KHAN (1162-1227)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
KHAN (from the Turki, hence Persian and Arabic Khan)
host, the Khitan khan, to collect the fragments of his army which had been scattered by Jenghiz at the battle on the Irtysh, and thus having collected a considerable force he leagued himself with Mahommed, the shah of Khwarizm, against the confiding khan.
On receiving the news of his hostile preparations, Jenghiz at once took the field, and in the first battle routed the Naiman troops and made Kushlek a prisoner.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /JEE_JUN/JENGHIZ_KHAN_1162_1227_.html   (3669 words)

 CA 54: The Mongols:UNIFICATION
The Yuan Dynasty, founded by Kublai Khan, was descended from the Mongol tribe, and since the Chinese did not appreciate being descended from a wolf and a doe, Borte Cinoa became a bluish man and Quua Maral became a white woman.
While still in his twenties they elected him Khan and gave him the name Jenghiz, expecting him to lead them to conquer rich pastures, capture beautiful women, and acquire good horses and hunting grounds, for to the strongest khan or chieftan went the best grazing and hunting grounds.
Their rigorous life and alility to hunt skillfully permitted the steppe tribes to field a horde of wild horsemen who were so savage they seemed impossible to defeat.
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 MONGOLS - Encyclopedia Britannica - MONGOLS - JCSM's Study Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Early in the 17th century the Russians sent an embassy to the court of the Golden Khan with the object of persuading the Mongol khan to acknowledge allegiance to the tsar.
In an engagement with a neighbouring Tatar tribe their khan was captured and sent as a propitiatory present to the Kin emperor, who put him to death by nailing him on a wooden ass.
Kazan (13431346) was the last independent khan of the western Jagataids; thereafter power fell into the hands of amirs, who, however, continued to place a titular khan on the throne.
www.jcsm.org /StudyCenter/Encyclopedia_Britannica/MOL_MOS/MONGOLS.html   (13179 words)

 Mongol history: who is who?
A close friend of Genghis Khan, who saved Genghis by sucking the blood from a wound in his neck caused by an arow during a battle against the Naimans.
He succeeded (1260) his brother Mongke (Mangu) as khan of the empire that their grandfather Jenghiz Khan had founded.
Son of Ala al Din, remarkably escaped the armies of Genghis Khan in November 1221 by swimming across the Indus in Pakistan.
home.tiscali.nl /~t543201/web-mongol/mongol-whoiswho.htm   (766 words)

After Temugin, Jenghiz' original name, had subjected the Merkei, Keret and Naiman clans, he organized a kuriltai or grand meeting of his subjects and launched his career as conqueror of lands outside of Mongolia, during which a pinnacle was reached in the history of war terrorism.
Jenghiz once was told about the five pillars of Islam and he agreed with all of them except the one about hajj or the pilgrimage to Mecca, which, as this city was not part of his domains, he considered quite superfluous.
Whereas Jenghiz Khan and his lineage established royal and nobiliary legitimating standards in Central Asia for many centuries--standards incidentally that were next to useless in Mongolia itself--Timur had to overcome the deadweight of his reputation as an usurper, added to which must be the depredatory nature of some of his wars.
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 Genghis Khan a Prolific Lover, DNA Data Implies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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.
Documents written during or just after Khan's reign say that after a conquest, looting, pillaging, and rape were the spoils of war for all soldiers, but that Khan got first pick of the beautiful women.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2003/02/0214_030214_genghis.html   (718 words)

 Historical Figures - Genghis Khan
Genghis was originally born by the name of Temüjin sometime between 1162 and 1167, the first son of Yesügei, a tribal chief of the Kiyad (singular: Kiyan).
Around the age of 20, Temujin visited his future wife Borte, and received a fl sable coat from her tribe; this was the foundation for his increased wealth from conquest.
The Earth Is the Lord's: A Tale of the Rise of Genghis Khan
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 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)

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