While genghis khan was consolidating his conquests in what had been the khwarezmian empire, a force of 40,000 mongol horsemen pushed through azerbaijan and armenia without genghis khan they defeated georgia's christian crusaders, captured a genoese trade-fortress in the crimea and spent the winter along the coast of the black sea. The mongolian empire was one of the greatest empires during the period between the 13 th and 15 th century (craughwell, 2010) the empire covered most post parts of asia extending from eastern europe to southeast asia. The mongolian expansion was based on the blitzkrieg tactic, and was not intended to acquire territory the way it was done by european, roman, greece, persian, or arabian empires these empires wanted to create material wealth from taxes imposed on the population, which meant very little to mongols the acquisition of the territory meant. The mongolian empire's stunning rise to power reveals how one technological development provided a literal stepping point for a new style of warfare—one that could not be resisted by any. It was the second largest contiguous empire in world history, surpassed only by the mongol empire, and the third largest empire behind the british empire and the mongol empire at one point in 1866, it stretched from eastern europe, across asia, and into north america.
The success of the mongolian empire kalilah september 16, 2012 mr jackson world history ap the mongol invasion of china was perhaps one of the greatest political, social, and economic commotions in chinese history. The mongol empire (mongolian: их монгол улс, meaning great mongol nation (1206-1405) was the largest contiguous land empire in history, covering over 33 million km² at its peak, with an estimated population of over 100 million people. Kublai khan: kublai khan, mongolian general and statesman, who was the grandson and greatest successor of genghis khan as the fifth emperor of the yuan, or mongol, dynasty, he completed the conquest of china (1279) started by genghis khan in 1211 and thus became the first yuan ruler of the whole of china.
One of the most successful strategies was the feigned retreat, in which genghis's troops would fake defeat and run, only to turn on pursuing enemies rapid communication that included using swift riders and a system of relay stations to pass messages to and from the battlefront. Contiguous land empire in world history, has shaped both asian and western images of the mongols and of their earliest leader, chinggis khan such a view has diverted attention from the considerable contributions the mongols made to. The more interesting questions might be, what kind of rulers were they, and what effect did their empire have on the world we know today find out, as john finally teaches you about the mongols. The vastness of the mongol empire also set the stage for something else: the bubonic plague following mongol armies and trade routes, the disease spread throughout afro-eurasia, resulting in tremendous destruction. Because their individual success was tied to their service to the mongol empire as a whole, no one tribe (not even the mongols) was able to dominate the empire's top level administration exclusively even after the descendants of chinggis khan later made the great khan position hereditary.
Fundamentally the major mongol success was the conquest of china, and that was due to fact china was divided and mongols were successful in getting large amounts of assistance by allying with chinese factions. Describe how genghis khan and the mongol empire helped shape the modern world how studying history can make you more successful in life 8 how the mongol empire. His descendants expanded the empire even further, advancing to such far-off places as poland, vietnam, syria and korea at their peak, the mongols controlled between 11 and 12 million contiguous square miles, an area about the size of africa. The mongol empire in world history timothy may north georgia college and state university : world history and the mongols an empire arose in the steppes of mongolia in the thirteenth century that forever changed the map of the world, opened intercontinental trade, spawned new nations, changed the course of leadership in two religions, and impacted history indirectly in a myriad of other ways. The mongol empire (1206 - 1368), also known as ikh mongol uls, the great mongol state, was the largest empire in history it represents the unified conquests of genghis khan and his descendants although it brought periods of peaceful prosperity to conquered territories, it was also responsible for extremely destructive wars.
The mongols used a similar system to the pony express to carry messages quickly throughout the empire his four favorite sons were ogedei, tolui, chagatai, and jochi tolui's son was kublai khan who would conquer all of china and establish the yuan dynasty. The legacy of the mongol empire is undoubtedly riddled with complications, but it gave rise to the last great age of the silk road as academics are still puzzled over the rapid development of the mongols from a divided people to a conqueror of nations, their first step into central asia is a major point of disagreement. The mongol armies that attacked europe were actually an international force including mongols, turks, chinese, iranians, and europeans and led by mongol generals 3 after the mongol withdrawal, europeans initiated a variety of diplomatic and trade overtures toward the mongols. The mongol empire eventually collapsed and split up, and from 1691 northern mongolia was colonized by qing (manchu) china with the collapse of qing rule in mongolia in 1911/12, the bogd gegeen (or javzandamba), mongolia's religious leader, was proclaimed bogd khan , or head of state.
The mongol empire (1206-1368) was the largest contiguous land empire in world history (with its only rival in total extent being the british empire) founded by genghis khan in 1206, it encompassed the majority of the territories from southeast asia to eastern europe. The dynasty created a vast empire that stretched from the east china sea far into western china this map shows the territory of the tang dynasty northern and eastern china. This mongol empire overview describes the most important aspects of this vast civilization one empire, the largest contiguous empire in the history of the world, stemmed from the brilliant efforts and leadership of one man, genghis khan genghis, his sons and grandsons, created this fast-spreading. Genghis khan was a 13th-century warrior in central asia who founded the mongol empire, one of the largest empires in history by the time he died, the empire controlled a vast amount of territory.