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  Mongol invasion of Rus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mongol Invasion of Russia was an invasion of the medieval state of Kievan Rus' by a large army of nomadic Mongols, starting in 1223.
As the story goes, at the news of the Mongol approach, the whole town of Kitezh with all its inhabitants was submerged into a lake, where, as legend has it, it may be seen to this day.
The influence of the Mongol invasion on the territories of Kievan Rus' was uneven.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mongol_invasion_of_Russia   (1531 words)

 Mongol invasion of Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mongol invasions of Europe were centered in their destruction of the Rus states, especially Kiev.
Subsequently they invaded Hungary and Poland, the former invasion commanded by Batu Khan, a grandson of Ghengis Khan, and the latter a diversion commanded by Kadu, also a grandson of Ghengis Khan, though both invasions were masterminded by Subutai, who also masterminded the Russian campaign.
Ironically, the European invasions were a third theater of operations, second to both the Middle East and Song China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mongol_invasion_of_Europe   (2389 words)

 The Islamic World to 1600: The Mongol Invasions (The Il-Khanate)
Although the faith prevailed, and the Mongol invaders were eventually converted to Islam, the Mongol destruction of the Islamic heartland marked a major change of direction for the region.
This spread of the native language and culture to the Mongol invaders is seen in the Il-Khanate as well as the Mongol-ruled Yuan Dynasty in China, both of which had rich cultural, linguistic, and religious traditions that pre-dated the Mongol invasion.
Their legacy was not easily forgotten, however, particularly in Persia, where the Mongol invasion had fuelled the age-old Persian nationalism that would eventually result in the formation of the powerful Safavid Empire there in the 16th century.
www.ucalgary.ca /applied_history/tutor/islam/mongols/ilkhanate.html   (2664 words)

 Mongol Invasion of Europe in 1241
Terrible as the Mongol incursion into Poland was, it was merely a diversion to keep the Europeans from uniting to resist the conquest of the Mongols' primary objective--Hungary.
Mongol tactics resembled those of the hunter, who uses speed, finesse and deception to herd his prey where he will, then kill it with as little risk to himself as possible.
Mongol armies were made up entirely of cavalry, but the Mongol, in contrast to the European knight, depended primarily on his bow, and usually did not favor close-quarters combat on horseback.
www.thehistorynet.com /mh/bl-mongol-invasion   (2712 words)

 Pax Mongolica
To cite the apparent sharp decline in population in China during the Mongol period as proof of the Mongols' destructive impact is a huge oversimplification.
While it is tempting to blame the Mongols for the conditions which fostered the spread of the Black Death, which devastated cities as thoroughly as anything the Mongols did directly, that is a hard case to prove.
Mongol rule did bring with it initial destruction, the imposition of heavy financial burdens, and the loss of political independence, at the same time that it seeded political renewal in some areas and contributed selectively to economic expansion.
www.silk-road.com /artl/paxmongolica.shtml   (2515 words)

 Mongol invasion of Russia: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Mongol Invasion of Russia was an invasion of the medieval state of Kievan Rus'[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] by a large army of nomadic Mongols Mongols quick summary:
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The imprisoned princes were stretched out under the wooden boards and slowly suffocated while Mongols feasted upon the boards during their victory banquet.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mo/mongol_invasion_of_russia.htm   (1775 words)

 mongol invasion of russia
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The invading Mongols accelerated the fragmentation of the Kievan Rus'.
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 Mongol Invade Japan: 1274
The Mongol invasion of Japan, lead by Kublai Khan, was the only severe threat to Japan from abroad prior to World War II.
Due to their fear of invasion, the nobles of the court presented earnest prayers at the temples and shrines.
Although the country was saved by the storm, the invasion proved that the Japanese were no match against the Mongol on land or sea.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/China/MongolJapan.CP.html   (654 words)

 mongol invasion of china - China History Forum, online chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
According to Mongol family traditions, after the father's death, the youngest son of the first wife inherited the property and took charge of family affairs.
Because the walls of the city was heavily fortified with Jin army, the Mongols failed to lay siege to the city and was forced to retreat.
In December 1213, the Mongol vanguard Zhebie dispatched troop to attack Dongjin (today’s Liaoyang in Liaoning province), and faked a retreat of 500 li.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=2145   (3792 words)

 The Story of the Invasion of Japan
The center of this immense military buildup and the primary staging area for the invasion was the island of Okinawa.
The Mongol invasion force was a modern army, and its arsenal of weapons was far superior to that of the Japanese.
The American invasion plans for Kyushu, scheduled for November 1, 1945 called for a floating invasion force of 14 army and marine divisions to be transported by ship to hit the western, eastern, and southern shoreline of Kyushu.
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 Association for Asia Research- The Koryo-Mongol allied invasion of Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Mongol princess brought with her an army of Mongol attendants, cooks, and guards, and turned the Koryo court into a virtual Mongol home away from home.
The Mongols built a fortress near Masan and stationed a large garrison army there, and Cheju-do was turned into a vast pasture for Mongol army horses.
The Mongol and Koryo commanders knew of the oncoming storms and returned the armada to Koryo ports mostly intact.
www.asianresearch.org /articles/2123.html   (1073 words)

 Amir Butler » The Mongol Invasion of Iraq: Lessons Never Learned
It would, he assured the Mongols, be a cakewalk and within a short space of time the Mongol Empire could be extended into the previously impervious core of the Muslim Caliphate.
For this reason, when the Mongols sacked Baghdad and built human pyramids with the remains of the city’s scholars and poets, it was as though that brutality had been meted out on the entire Muslim world.
The Administration seems to be clumsily treading a path well worn by the Mongols – from the “human pyramids” to the modern-day Yasiq to the rise of religious fundamentalism in response to occupation excesses.
www.amirbutler.com /archives/2004/03/01/28   (1809 words)

 Iraq The Mongol Invasion - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
After the death in 1335 of the last great Mongol khan, Abu Said (also known as Bahadur the Brave), a period of political confusion ensued in Iraq until a local petty dynasty, the Jalayirids, seized power.
Jalayirid rule was abruptly checked by the rising power of a Mongol, Tamerlane (or Timur the Lame, 1336-1405), who had been atabeg of the reigning prince of Samarkand.
By the end of the Mongol period, the focus of Iraqi history had shifted from the urbanbased Abbasid culture to the tribes of the river valleys, where it would remain until well into the twentieth century.
www.workmall.com /wfb2001/iraq/iraq_history_the_mongol_invasion.html   (484 words)

 The Fifth Great Race War - Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
One tactic for which the Mongols became famous was to sack a town, leave and then a few days later send a rearguard party back to the sacked town to see if any survivors had made their way back - any such unfortunates were put to death on the spot.
In central Europe, the Mongols were not physically present long enough to have a lasting genetic impact upon the local population, although unquestionably a small amount of Mongolian genes did enter the bloodstream of a tiny part of the population.
The major impact of the Mongol invasion upon southern and central Europe was that they physically killed huge numbers of Whites in their path, numbers which were lost forever.
www.stormfront.org /whitehistory/hwr32.htm   (1261 words)

 Mongol -- DBA 154
After the death of Ogedai the Mongol Empire of Chinghis was split between four of his offspring: the Golden Horde under Batu got the Russian Steppe, the Il-Khans under Hulegu and his heirs got Persia; Chagatai took the Mongolian Steppe, and Kublai got China and created the Yuan dynasty.
The Khwarizmian Shahs (#146) were powerful when the Mongols came through the first time around 1230, breaking the Shahdom and their army, chasing the Shah across Persia to die on an Island in the Black Sea.
With the Mongols as the core of his army he defeated the Delhi Sultanate, Islamic Persia, the Mamluke Egyptians, the Golden Horde, and shattered the Ottoman Sultanate under one of its greatest commanders, Bayezid "the Thunderbolt".
www.umiacs.umd.edu /~kuijt/dba154/dba154.html   (2608 words)

 Mongol invasion of Java - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
The Mongols landed early in 1293 near to present-day Rembang on the north-eastern coast of Java.
Finally, the Mongols moved on to the rebels' base at the fortified town of Daha (modern Kediri) and destroyed the final opposition to Vijaya.
Three thousand Mongols perished in the Java expedition, and even the treasure, which included gold, silver and rhinoceros horn, was not sufficient to save the campaign commander from receiving 17 lashes and having one-third of his property confiscated.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=3597   (2024 words)

 Mongol Invasions of Japan, 1274 and 1281
In the 13th century, Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan and the Mongol Emperor (Yuan Shi-zu) who founded the Yuan Dynasty of China, envisioned to succumb Japan and incorporate it as a tributary state of the Mongol empire.
It was so recorded that a thunderstorm harassed north Kyushu island in 1274 when the Mongol (Yuan) army was fighting, and again in 1281 a typhoon hit north Kyushu island while the Yuan soldiers were on board their ships preparing for a major landing operation.
After the first invasion of 1274, the Japanese samurai built a stone barrier of 20 km long bordering the coast of Hakata Bay of today's Fukuoka city.
www.ualberta.ca /~chor/mongolin.htm   (362 words)

 Islamic History in Arabia and Middle East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
During this period the Mongols built mosques and schools and patronized scholarship of all sorts.
Politically and economically, the Mongol invasions were disastrous.
The Mongol invasions, in fact, were a major cause of the subsequent decline that set in throughout the heartland of the Arab East.
www.islamicity.com /mosque/ihame/Sec11.htm   (566 words)

 IGN: Shogun Total War: The Mongol Invasion Review
The Mongols were a force to be reckoned with back in the 13th century.
In The Mongol Invasion, the storm never happened and the Mongols successfully land on the shores of the province of Chikuzen with reinforcements on the way.
Along with the Mongol Invasion campaign come three new campaigns that check out the major battles in three of the most important daimyo of the time who also happen to be the three guys that finally united Japan.
pc.ign.com /articles/166/166609p1.html   (1796 words)

 TOTALWAR.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Feudal Japan is under attack from invading Mongol hordes in the official expansion pack for Shogun: Total War (STW).
The Mongol Invasion expansion pack is available for existing owners of STW; and for those who have yet to experience STW, Shogun: Total War - Warlord Edition is the original STW game and The Mongol Invasion expansion pack bundled into one great new package!
The Mongol Invasion Expansion Pack builds upon the excitement of the battles found in Shogun: Total War with the inclusion of Kublai Khan’s invading Mongol hordes that try and conquer Japan in the greatest external threat the Samurai ever faced.
www.totalwar.com /community/warlord.htm   (870 words)

 The Mongol Invasion of Iraq: Lessons Never Learned - by Amir Butler
The Caliph wasn't going to be intimidated.  He refused the Mongol offer to surrender and decided to defend his city against their onslaught.
The Mongols understood what America is now learning: that the principle source of resistance to occupation of Muslim lands will always be religiously inspired.  Therefore, any effort to dilute or subvert the practice of Islam in the lands under occupation was seen by the Mongols as a pre-requisite to maintaining the occupation.
The reluctance of the Muslims to be satisfied with Mongol law presented a dilemma to their Mongol rulers.  As long as the population was denied that right of self-determination, including determination of the laws by which they are governed, the Mongols could not subdue the population completely.
www.antiwar.com /orig/butler.php?articleid=2533   (1595 words)

 The Mongol Invasion of the Middle East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
One of the most important accounts of the Mongol invasions of the Middle East was written at the turn of the 14th century.
The sections we are republishing are portions that describe of the Mongol invasion of the Middle East in the 1250s.
The Mongols were led by Hulagu Khan, the grandson of Genghis.
www.deremilitari.org /resources/sources/mongolsinmiddleeast.htm   (339 words)

 Mongol Invasion (Timeline)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The rise of the Mongol conqueror began shortly after the death of Saladin, but not until another quarter of a century had passed did the Arabs feel the approach of the threat.
Genghis Khan first set about uniting the various Turkic and Mongol tribes of central Asia under his authority; then he embarked on what he hoped would be the conquest of the world.
His forces moved in three directions: to the east, where the Chinese empire was educed to vassal status and then annexed; to the Northwest, where first Russia and then Eastern Europe were devastated; to the west, where Persia was invaded.
www.sunnahonline.com /ilm/seerah/0075_popup5.htm   (440 words)

 ipedia.com: Mongol invasion of Russia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This article is part of the series: History of Russia Early East Slavs Kievan Rus' Volga Bulgaria Khazaria Mongol invasion Golden Horde Muscovy Imperial Russia Revolution of 1905 Revolution of 1917 Ci...
The Mongol invasion of Rus was an invasion of the medieval state of Kievan Rus' by a large army of nomadic Mongols, starting in 1223.
In 1223 an army from Kievan Rus', together with a force of Turkic Polovtsians, faced a Mongol raiding party at the Kalka River.
www.ipedia.com /mongol_invasion_of_russia.html   (497 words)

 Mongol Invasion Of India ? - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
Anyway, they talked about Mongol's invasion of India and it failed mostly because India was well-protected by mountains.
Most of the soldiers in the Mongols armies were Kipchak Turk and the Kipchak Turk has blue eyes and yellow hair so it's reasonable to chose white actors to play.
According to history sources, around 1/2 to 2/3 of the Mongol armies were made up of Nordic-looking warriors and the rest were Mongoloid-looking.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=5307   (1632 words)

 Gameplanet - Reviews - Shogun: Total War - The Mongol Invasion
The Warlord Edition of Shogun contains the original Shogun, as well as the Mongol Invasion Expansion and is the version with which EA is hoping to draw new gamers in with.
The Mongol Invasion brings in new unit types - in addition to the all new Mongol Hordes, the Daimyo also have new units at their disposal.
For the most part the new Mongol units are similar to their Japanese counterparts, with the exception of the Korean Skirmishers and the fearsome Thunder-Bombers.
www.gameplanet.co.nz /mag.dyn/Reviews/2330.html   (1470 words)

 The Koryo-Mongol Allied Invasion of Japan - The Myth of Kamikaze
In October 1274, a Mongol army of 20,000 commanded by Hol Don (忽敦) came to Koryo.
The Mongol army was joined by a Koryo army of 5,000 commanded by Kim Bang-gyong (김방경 - 金方慶).
In 1281, the Khan formed two mighty armies: the Eastern Route Army (東路軍) of 30,000 led by Hong Da-gu, a Mongol general, augmented by a Koryo army of 10,000 commanded by Kim Bang-gyong and the Southern Route Army (江南軍) of 100,000 led by Bom Mun-ho (范文虎), a Chinese general.
www.kimsoft.com /2004/mongol-koryo-japan.htm   (1275 words)

 Mongol bibliography
I believe that in the same way they have proven invaluable in my own writing, those works should be informative and relevant for every individual who feels that the Mongols have something for him or her.
ISBN: 0-674-79670-5 The Secret History of the Mongols is the most important Mongolian source of events of the Empire period.
Chapter 2, The Mongol Heritage, is a very good account of the ideological and philosophical basis for the work of Chingis khan and the Empire.
www.coldsiberia.org /webdoc2.htm   (854 words)

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