The Mongols overall were very barbaric, but many would say that the Mongols wouldn't be barbaric because the woman did everything the men did. However, they used psychological warfare and they destroyed entire cities, which heavily outweighs why they wouldn't be barbaric. The Mongols used psychological warfare, which very well falls into the category
The way it was organized seems rigorous but during that duration military was the backbone of the Mongol civilization. Little to no mistakes could be made or the stability of the imperium would become unstable. During the Mongol conquests millions of people were killed.
Which is a first hand account of them being ill-tempered and angry. An example of the Mongols being harsh would be that if you are caught giving a captive food or clothing ,without the captors permission, you will be put to death. The Mongols have also been described by two different men who had different encounters with them as inhuman and beastly, and the men also stated that the Mongols would thirst for blood and go as far as tearing off the flesh of dogs and eating it. The Mongols would have also put you to death if they caught you stealing in their territory. They fully believe that they are destined to conquer the whole world which only prompts them to be more violent in nature, so that they can fulfill this ideal of theirs.
Since the Mongols were skilled at archery while on horseback, they had an advantage of having the upper hand against ordinary foot soldiers. Mongols were very smart and so they were known to forcibly relocate and use artists, musicians, and administrators to help govern and make their empire strong and successful. The Mongols usually interrogate prisoners to find out how to use psychological warfare, and eventually, they became pretty good at it. They caused fear in their enemies by tying branches on both sides of their horses so that the dust roundabout was thick and huge and it sounded/looked like twice the size of their actual army. This obviously scared their enemy.
Eight hundred years ago during the 13th century a small central Asian tribe known as the Mongols conquered much of the known world. Mongols were nomadic people known for being barbaric and harsh when expanding their empire. Even though the Mongols were obviously brutes, their expansion of territory, military tactics, and facilitation of commerce proved they were more helpful than harmful. Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongols and started the conquest of the Mongol Empire. He reigned from 1162-1227 eventually dying and leaving his legacy to his son.
To begin, the mongols were civilized because they had a structured military. For example, in Document B, it talks about when a soldier undertakes military duty and the type of equipment they had depending on the situation. This portrays that the mongols were orderly enough to enlist members and give an equal amount of equipment to each soldier. Moreover, Document D discusses the Mongol’s tactics in battle such as making themselves appear to have bigger numbers and how they divided their forces according to rank. This document shows that the Mongols had a military that was disciplined and structured enough to be efficient in
Obvious negative effects of the invasions were immediately evident such as death counts and destroyed property. But slowly peace was restored as the Mongol rule spread to much of the known world. Needed changes began occurring such as the Silk Road was reopened by the Mongols. The Mongols introduced gunpowder and the importance of written language. They contributed considerable to the commerce of both China and the Middle East as they once again began trading and exporting their goods and
Historian Brian Landers stated in his book that "The Mongols brought terror to Europe on a scale not seen again until the twentieth century." Despite of their ruthless, the Mongol Empire did has positive impacts on the development of Europe in five different areas, namely political, economic, social, weapons advancement and spread of Christianity due to the Mongol exchange. First, in political aspects, some said the mongols have a negative impact on Europe , as they changed the political history of Europe, especially of Russia, because of their ruling in conquered countries. Genghis Khan used the psychological warfare, the terror tactics, to deal with the resistance: surrender or die. The Mongols usual policy was slaughtered and depopulated the entire cities that resisted, and
For hundreds of years the Mongols have been a center of debate for many history related discussions, though the common conclusion is yes, the mongols were a barbaric tribe, that’s not really the case, and it’s backed by facts. The term “barbaric” refers to being cruel and brutal. The fact that the mongols killed millions of people during their journey cannot be ignored, however the second part of the definition cannot be either. As stated by the Oxford Living Dictionaries, the term barbaric also refers to being primitive and unsophisticated, which is not the case at all. Document A gives the reader a sense of how much land and impact the mongols really had by comparing them to more relevant leaders of the theme.
They too had a great leader in Sha Abbas he helped centralize government, he made alliances with the Ottomans, and he tolerated non-muslims. The golden age of China came after the Mongols fell in the 15th century. The Mongols were one of the most dominant empires in history, they tore through China,India, Russia, Byzantium, Italy, Germany, and parts of the Spanish Empire. There great ruler Genghis Khan was a big factor in there dominance. After the mongols fell, China became the most advanced society, and with help from Zheng He China began to explore the world.