According to document 5, Genghis Khan and the Mongols used execution as a way to tell his enemies that he means business. He would have soldiers tie up captured men and shoot them with bows and arrows from point blank range. Others would be buried alive, upside down. By doing this, Genghis shows that he has no mercy or respect for people other than his own. These scenes can be found in many Persian manuscripts, letting people know of the cruel and petrifying
Did you know that Alexander the Great was one of the greatest conquers? Alexander was born in 358 B.C. and he lived in a kingdom in Greece called Macedonia. Alexander was the son of the King Phillip II, and Alexander became king. During his life, did Alexander show enough leadership, courage, and concern for others to be considered great? By these measures, Alexander was great for at least three reasons: military genius, inspiring leader, and spread of Greek cultures.
The term “ the dark age was coined by Italian scholar Petrarch, but “the dark ages” may not have been so dark after all. Some say the 1,000 year period from 500 to 1500 was a time of achievements and success — a growth period. This would make sense due to the numerous achievements in economics, education, and human rights. During the so-called “dark ages”, Europeans demanded rights and flourished economically.
How Barbaric were the “Barbarians”? The Mongols were nomadic people who lived off of meat, horse hide, and milk. Genghis Khan’s leadership was the awakening of the Mongol success. Under the guidance of the Great Khan, the Mongol empire thrived and expanded.
Kublai Khan, once leader of the Mongols, is known best for being a successful conqueror of the Old World. As ruler of a reunified China since for the first time since the Tang Dynasty, Kublai Khan was great in his victories, yet his efforts to obtain control over the southern China, and what is now northern Vietnam, were failed. This paper will take a look at the three attempts Kublai made on Vietnam, and why the state with such a weak sense of national identity was able to defeat the great conqueror on every strike. By 1225 the Mongols had controlled most of China and Manchuria.
How Barbaric were the Barbarians? The Mongols were a barbaric peoples that reigned with cruelty. They displayed their barbaric tendencies showed through in their invasion and destruction of Nishapur, Persia, their methods of execution, and their rules. Throughout all these events and topics, the Mongols show an extreme level of cruelty, shown by no other before them.
The Mongols have done many things to impact the future of Asia and the world. Whether they had a positive or negative. The mongols had a positive on the world they were able to impact the world in more ways that one. The Mongols conquered miles of land,developed war tactics and their way of life day in and day out The Mongols were able to conquer vast areas of land through the 13th century.
The Mongols were a violent group of people. They raided, killed and slaughtered many villages and kingdoms. Many lives were lost by the hand of Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan was not very negotiable but was at times. Below are written about how brutal Genghis Khan was.
Thesis: The Mongol leader Genghis Khan had an intense influence on the modern world. He may have been one of the greatest military leaders of all time, and he was both the father of the organization of modern warfare and a role model for many rulers. Early life and Origin Like most ruthless emperors “ you can blame it all on a bad childhood.” he was “born in Temujn, Genghis had the bad luck to be born to the most outcast tribe in the most remote part of the Mongolian Steppes right on the border with Siberia.” (“Genghis Khan”)
Did Genghis Khan’s violent and strict nature help in the growth of his empire? Introduction In this paper, I will make connection between Genghis Khan’s violent nature and the functioning of his administration. World knows that he was a violent ruler but also possessed exceptional leadership qualities.
The Mongol empire accomplished the great feat of being the largest empire ever created. To put in into better perspective, it was larger than Alexander the Great and Tamerlane’s empires combined (Document 1)! However, the Mongols are also known for being brutal, killing more than 5 million people (Document 4). Several important laws and neighborly customs observed in today's society were first introduced by the visionary Mongols. It seems effortless to group the Mongols in the simple category of "blood-thirsty barbarians," but their accomplishments cannot go unacknowledged and