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  Kublai Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kublai Khan or Khubilai Khan (September 23, 1215 – February 18, 1294), Mongol military leader, was Khan (1260 1294) of the Mongol Empire and founder and first Emperor (1279 1294) of the Chinese Yuan Dynasty.
Born the second son of Tolui and Sorghaghtani Beki and grandson of Genghis Khan, he succeeded his brother Möngke in 1260, after years of fighting as Khan of the Mongol Empire.
Kublai Khan's brother, Hulagu, was the conqueror of Persia and founder of the Ilkhanate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kubilai_Khan   (834 words)

 Encyclopedia: Mongol
The Khan's initial plan of conquest if people resisted was sacking all that was valuable, and then razing the city and killing the resistance, leaving only artists and human shields (for future campaigns) to survive.
Genghis Khan himself was extremely supportive to people that were loyal to him and even to his enemies.
Genghis Khan to chase the enemy leader until he was killed, so that he couldn't be a rallying point for his armies.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mongol   (9940 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.
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At the death of Chinggis Khan in 1227 the Mongols ruled an empire stretching from Persia to the North China Sea.
The Death of Chinggis Khan and the Division of the Empire.
Kubilai Khan, another grandson of Chinggis Khan, during the mid-13th century led the Mongols against the Song.
www.websterschools.org /webpages/bweller/files/ACF1143.doc   (2479 words)

 Yuan China
Established in 1272, the Yuan dynasty was comprised of the family of Kubilai Khan, Genghis Khan's grandson.
Kublai was one of four sons of Tolui, Genghis Khan's youngest son, and Sorqoqtani, the highly esteemed wife of Tolui.
Kubilai realized that in order to successfully rule China, the Mongols-and the emperor in particular-had to be viewed as legitimate rulers from a Chinese point of view.
www.accd.edu /sac/history/keller/Mongols/states1.html   (1274 words)

 MARCO POLO AND HIS TRAVELS -- Teacher Reference Copy B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Kubilai Khan's conquests and rule over China and a large portion of Central Asia enabled travelers to travel fairly safely along the entire route of the Silk Road.
Kubilai Khan asked the Marco Polo's father and uncle to return to Europe and invite 100 men of the Christian faith to come to China and teach him and his people about this new faith.
Kubilai Khan again welcomed the Polos and was particularly interested in meeting Marco.
www.askasia.org /silk_roads/l000098/l000098d.htm   (640 words)

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With his vivid descriptions of all that he saw, from the Khan's gilded and lacquered palace to the flourishing marketplaces filled with exotic goods from faraway ports, Marco Polo captivated his readers and supplied them with the stuff of dreams.
Kubilai Khan became sufficiently intrigued by Christianity to dispatch them back to Europe with a request to the Pope for 100 doctors of divinity to teach him and his people about this strange religion.
In addition the Khan, who was a great collector of religious relics of all kinds, asked them to bring back a sample of holy oil from Jerusalem.
muweb.millersville.edu /~columbus/data/cwk/SENSEN01.CWK   (2788 words)

 Kublai Khan - Wikipedia
Kublai Khan (auch Qubilai Khan oder Kubilai Khan und seinerzeit auch als Setsen Khan betitelt), (* 23.
Kublai Khan verlegte nach 1264 die mongolische Reichshauptstadt schrittweise von Karakorum nach Peking, übernahm die Verwaltungspraktiken der Chinesen und bis zu einem gewissen Grad auch ihre Kultur.
Kublai Khan eroberte mit Hilfe seiner Feldherren (Bayan u.a.) nach einem längeren Krieg 1267-1276/79 den Staat der südlichen Sung-Dynastie in Südchina.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kublai_Khan   (900 words)

 Who Was Genghis Khan?
To understand who Genghis Khan was and the magnitude of his impact, we need to consider the context in which he rose to power.
In 1206 Temujin became Genghis Khan or "emperor of all emperors".
In 1225, Genghis Khan returned to Mongolia as the ruler of vast swaths of land from the Caspian Sea all the way to Korea.
www.wisegeek.com /who-was-genghis-khan.htm   (337 words)

The founder of the Mongolian state, Temuujin Chinggis Khan was born in 1162, the fl horse year, in Deluunboldog on the bank of river Onon, Hentei Aimag as the eldest son of Vesuhey Baatar and princess Oulun.
After the death of Chingis khan, his yongest son Tulay acted as the temprory head of state affairs and in 1228, the yellow cattle year, the third son of chingiis khan, Ugedei was enthroned by the great Assemblage held in Hudee aral on the river Herlen.
Huslen khan -the eldest son of Haisan khan, was born in 1300, the was enthroned as Khan in 1329 and died the same year.
aduuchin.tripod.com /mon/id11.html   (1428 words)

 Genghis Khan a Prolific Lover, DNA Data Implies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
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.
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.
His grandson, Kubilai Khan, who established the Yuan Dynasty in China, had 22 legitimate sons, and was reported to have added 30 virgins to his harem each year.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2003/02/0214_030214_genghis.html   (717 words)

Kubilai was in great pain, and all the shamans and Chinese healers in the region were summoned to help him, but all their herbs and potions had little effect.
Kubilai was especially interested in the Christian religion, and empowered Nicolo and Maffeo, as his personal ambassadors, to return to the West with a special letter written by Kubilai to the Pope, asking him to send to Khanbalic one hundred knowledgeable priests well versed in all the sciences of mathematics, language, music and astronomy.
Kubilai granted Ahmad the large stone-built palace in the old city of Khanbalic which had been erected centuries ago by the Chin Chinese warlords and was located to the south of the newly-built Mongol city.
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Kubilai Khan tried to persuade the Song emperor to surrender peacefully, but when Song rejected the offer, Kublai drove his army of various ethnicities (including Chinese) deeper into China, while his navy, attacked the south along China's coast.
Kubilai Khan relied on his military to subdue any rebel attempt by the Chinese.
Kubilai Khan ignored China's economy, giving Chinese merchants a temporary break to prepare for more trade.
genghiskhan.freeservers.com   (550 words)

Kubilai was eager to promote as much trade along the Silk Road as possible and to promote friendly relations he laid on a banquet for the traders in the Pleasure Dome.
Kubilai was disappointed that the Christian priests had not come with the brothers, but was delighted beyond words with the Pope's gifts and letter of friendship, and especially with the Holy Oil, which he gave to Chinkin, hoping that its goodness would effect a cure for his ailing son.
Kubilai took Marco on some of his hunting expeditions, stopping over for lunch at the pagoda-shaped Cane Palace, which was constructed entirely of cane, overpainted with varnish to protect the wood against the weather, then covered in gilt.
lindacwood.bravehost.com /Ahmad/chapter13.htm   (12334 words)

 List of Mongol Khans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the reign of Toghun Temür Khan, the Yuan Dynasty retreated from China.
The following Khad are successors of Dayan Khan and directly ruled Chakhar.
Lingdan Khan's son Ejei surrendered to Hong Taiji and the title of Grand Khan was succeeded by Manchu Emperors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Mongol_Khans   (153 words)

 Kublai Khan
Kublai Khan or Khubilai Khan (1215-1294) Khan of the Mongol Empire and after founding the Yuan Dynasty, Emperor of China (元世祖 忽必烈).
Born the son of Tolui and Sorghaghtani Beki and grandson of Genghis Khan, he succeeded his brother Möngke in 1260 as ruler of the Mongol Empire.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote a poem fragment in 1798 entitled "Kubla Khan" which invokes Kublai Khan among opiated imagery of exoticism.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/kublai_khan   (370 words)

 moifa art of brush painting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The rise of the Mongols, lead by Genghis Khan decimated the northern Jin State.
Kubilai Khan established the new dynasty, the Yuan, and based the winter capital in present day Beijing, the summer capital in present day Shangdu.
Kubilai Khan was also a patron of the arts, however, he abolished the civil examination system and discouraged Chinese from entering the civil service.
www.moifa.com /history_yuan.htm   (558 words)

 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.
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.
Kubilai Khan received Marco Polo at his court in 1290, and an entire chapter of The Travels of Marco Polo is dedicated to this Great Khan.
ias.berkeley.edu /orias/lessonplans/ChingisKhan.htm   (4145 words)

 CBC Radio | Ideas | Features | Kubilai Welcomes Marco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Kubilai Khan was without doubt the most fascinating story that had never yet been told.
He had been Khan of Khans and Celestial Emperor of the Middle Kingdom just a little longer than young Marco had been alive.
That is how Niccolo Polo first introduced his young son Marco at the court of Kubilai Khan, in Xanadu, in the glorious summer of 1275.
www.cbc.ca /ideas/features/kubilai_khan   (516 words)

 Kubilai Khan - Wikipédia
Kūbilaï Khān (1215–1294), mongol Xubilaï, khan mongol puis empereur de Chine (元世祖 忽必烈), fondateur de la dynastie Yuan.
Petit-fils de Gengis Khan, il est né en 1215, durant l'année de la prise de Beijing par Gengis Khan, qui la détruira complètement ; il succède à Möngke, son frère, comme grand khan des Mongols en 1260.
Kūbilaï Khān est le héros d'un célèbre poème de Coleridge intitulé Kubla Khan, qui commence ainsi :
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kubilai_Khan   (236 words)

 Kublai Khan
Many of the rulers before him were brutally land-hungry and apathetic to the conquered people; however, Kublai challenged the stereotypes of Mongolian rulers by investing in his newly acquired people and providing the foundations of a grand empire.
Kublai Khan was the son of Toluia and Sorghaghtani Beki and the grandson of the famous Genghis Khan.
Regardless of Kublai Khan’s demise, the Yuan Dynasty made a lasting impact on China and established the legacy of The Great Khan.
home.tiscali.nl /~t543201/web-mongol/mongol-kubilai.htm   (571 words)

 Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Genghis Khan's son Ogodei succeeded him in 1229, and he and other descendants extended the empire until it stretched from the Black Sea to the Korean Peninsula, from the rest of the Russian princedoms to the Bulgar principalities, Central Asian territories, and all of East Asia.
His grandson Kubilai Khan established the Yuan Dynasty in China, moving the Mongolian capital from Harhorin (Karakorum) in Mongolia to Dadu (later called Beijing), where he ruled over Mongolia and China.
Batu Khan, another grandson and warlord, led the Golden Horde (13-15th centuries) in the conquest of Hungary, Bulgaria, and Russia in the west and Central Asia.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Mongolia/section2a.shtml   (565 words)

 AllEmpires - The Mongol Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Being both the Yuan emperor of China and the Great Khan of the Mongols, the Yuan dynasty and the Mongol Empire are often counted as the same during the reign of Kublai.
While Kublai Khan was still recognized as the ruler of the Mongols, he himself did not seem to bother with the rest of the Empire outside of his personal dominions.
When Kublai Khan died in 1294, his successor would continue to hold the title of “Yuan Emperor”, but there would be no more “Khakhan of the Mongols.” The Mongols discontinued to have a universal ruler and thus, one could say the death of Kublai Khan meant the end of the Mongol Empire.
www.allempires.com /empires/mongol/mongol6.htm   (1090 words)

 station 4- Shang-tu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Here the Great Khan keeps game animals of all sorts, such as hart, stag, and roebuck, to provide food for the gerfalcons and other falcons which he has here in mew.
It is reared on gilt and varnished pillars, on each of which stands a dragon, entwining the pillar with his tail and supporting the roof on his outstretched limbs.
And the Great Khan has had it so designed that it can be moved whenever he fancies; for it is held in place by more than 200 cords of silk.
www.ias.berkeley.edu /orias/MarcoPolo/station4Shangtu.html   (449 words)

The stench was obnoxious and Kubilai turned away as the physicians fussed around their helpless patient.
In 1260 Batu, Mongke's co-regent, and Arik-Boge, Kubilai's elder brother, both of whom Mongke had left in Karakorum to rule in his absence, called for a Kurultai to be held there to elect the new Great Khan.
Arik-Boge, who maintained that a Kurultai was not a Kurultai unless it was held in Karakorum, declared war on Kubilai Khan and engaged him and his allies in a series of bloody battles.
lindacwood.bravehost.com /Ahmad/chapter11.htm   (974 words)

 Search Tuna Report for Kubilai Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Kubilai Welcomes Marco Features To celebrate the 750th birthday of Marco Polo, IDEAS recreates part of a meal that Kubilai Khan served to welcome him to China....
Kubilai Khan established this dynasty, during which the Mongols...
The Middle Kingdom succumbed to the invaders who took the dynastic title of uan Kubilai Khan was determined to keep Mongol and Han Chinese tradition and culture separate....
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 Karakorum | Karakorum | -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
It was totally sacked by the Chinese Ming dynasty warriors during the overthrow of Kubilai Khan, the Mongol emperor of China.
To Hogno Khan Mountain - Depart in the morning by bus for the Hogno Khan Mountains Ger Camp.
Hogno Khan Mountain - This is a giant rock formation in the middle of the steppes.
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