Yuan Dynasty Essays

  • Most Significant Achievements Of The Yuan Dynasty

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    Yuan Dynasty The Yuan Dynasty was a time when the Mongols ruled over China and unified China with its territory. Khublai Khan was the great emperor who ruled China during the Yuan Dynasty from 1271 to 1368. Khublai is the grandson of the famous Genghis Khan who was the ruler of the Mongol Empire. The Yuan Dynasty was the first time that non-native Chinese ruled all over China. According to Mongolian history, the Yuan dynasty is considered like a continuation of the Mongol Empire. Mongols and foreigners

  • The Yuan Dynasty: Tea Dynasties In Ancient China

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    Yuan Dynasty The Yuan dynasty was a dynasty during 1279 to 1368 in China. A dynasty is a sequence of rulers from the same family, stock or group. The greatest ruler of the Yuan Dynasty was Kublai Khan. Kublai Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan. Yuan is pronounced how it looks, (yoo-ahn.) The Yuan dynasty was the very first foreign dynasty to rule all of China. During this dynasty many important inventions were created. The flamethrower was made during the Yuan Dynasty, but was first used during

  • The Yuan Dynasty: A Brief Irrelevance In China

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    The Yuan dynasty also known as the Mongol dynasty, was considered a brief irrelevance in China’s long history. There are many arguments to say that the Yuan dynasty did in fact make its mark on China’s history. Whereas others argue that the Yuan dynasty was in fact, a irrelevance in China’s history that does not need to be as noted as other dynasties of greater importance. The Yuan dynasty came to pass after the Song dynasty was destroyed by the Mongols river battles and sieges against them. This

  • Han And Yuan Dynasties: Similarities Between The Han Dynasty

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    Han and Yuan Dynasties The Han Dynasty lasted from 206 BC up until 220 AD. The Han Dynasty was founded by Liu Bang. The Yuan Dynasty was about 1000 years later from 1271-1368. The Yuan Dynasty was founded by Kublai Khan, but he placed his grandfather on the imperial records as founder. The Han and Yuan dynasties were almost 1000 years apart, but they have many similarities. One similarity between the Han and Yuan dynasties is that they both worshipped Buddhism at some point. Another similarity

  • Shamanism In The Mongoloid Tribe

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    November 2015 Tradition of Shamanism in the Mongoloid Tribes The expression "Mongol" began from a tribe called "Mengwushiwei" in the Chinese book Jiu Tang Shu (The Ancient History of the Tang Dynasty), written in the tenth century. "Mengwushiwei" was changed to "Mongol" surprisingly amid the expanse of Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368). It gradually turned into the indigenous name of numerous tribes. The Mongols initially lived along the east bank of the Erguna River in the centre of Mongolia. Around the seventh

  • Factors: The Mongol Conquest Of The Song Dynasty

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    expanded across essentially the entire continent. The impact of their rule formed a lasting impact on states centuries after its collapse in 1368. Mongol conquest of the Song dynasty involving cutting of and methods of ruling such as keeping traditions of Confucianism and squandering money greatly influenced China and the Ming dynasty culturally, demographically, politically and economically. This state was united by a simple tribesman among the steppe named Temujin. After his father was poisoned by political

  • Marco Polo: Born To The Mongol Empire

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    began at the age of 17 with his father Niccolo and uncle Maffeo, they travelled overland along what became known as the Silk Road. Which had led them to reaching China, Marco Polo entered the court of powerful Mongol ruler Khubilai Khan of the Yuan Dynasty, who had sent him on expeditions to help administer the realm. Marco Polo remained abroad of the Mongol empire for 24 years. He was not the first European to explore China his father and uncle, among others, had already been there. But none of

  • Chen Hongshou Analysis

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    Aesthetic Features and Influence of the Figure Paintings by Chen Hongshou Cao Jing Xu Guangtong Abstract: Chen Hongshou was a comprehensive and proficient painter in late Ming and Qing Dynasty, who was creative and unique in his own style. He made attempts to get rid of the “fashion of resplendent” by “traditional style” and was refereed to as the representative of artists with unique style and an influential figure in the 17th century. Key words: figure painting;

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Mongol Empires

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    This golden age was created when Kublai Khan was the emperor of the Yuan Dynasty. During the Pax Mongolica, there were many positive contributions to history. One of these contributions was the fabrication of paper money. The fabrication of paper money had two main advantages over money being made from copper, silver, or gold

  • The Mongols DBQ

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    During the thirteenth century much of the known world was conquered by people from a small tribe in Central Asia. These people became known as the mongols. They operated on the backs of horses and even used siege weapons. Some of the people that came across the MOngols called the barbarians. These were people that were savage and evil. The reason for this is because the Mongols were taking over the land of all the people unexpectedly. They were looting and pillaging anywhere that they could and they

  • Genghis Khan Book Report

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    descendant of Genghis Khan. The Empire gradually disintegrated and the Mongols in China returned to the steppe. But in the second half of the fifteenth century, strong woman Manduhai regrouped the tribes and keep the empire from collapsing under the Yuan

  • Positive And Negative Impacts Of The Mongols

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    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. They conquered over most of modern day Russia, China, Korea, Southeast Asia, Persia, India, Middle East and

  • Why The Mongols Were Barbaric

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    During the 13th century, a group of pastoralists would band up to form The Mongol Empire. The Mongols were based in Central Asia and spread fear all over by overwhelming their enemies. They would conquer enough to be the largest empire known to mad. However, despite the evidence that suggests the mongols were vicious, they should be seen as civilized due to having a structured military, having exceptional infrastructure, and having a law system. Before mentioning their civility, the mongols were

  • Essay On The Mongol Empire

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    The Mongol Empire lasted for more than a hundred years, and throughout their reign, they left lasting impressions on Europe and Asia. Their conquests left millions dead, yet they changed much in the regions which they conquered. Their rule enabled the unification of the Mongol tribes, cultural progression in the Middle East, and innovations in multiple fields in China. Throughout their reign, the Mongols left three clear principal legacies: innovation throughout their empire, increased cultural contact

  • Genghis Khan Research Paper

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    Genghis Khan’s sole objective wasn’t solely based on barbarism but rather a multitude of reasons such as a need for resources, but the main reason was the hate towards the Jin Dynasty who wanted to turn Mongol tribes against each other so that they would be easier to rule. One key mistake that the Jin made was that they would send troops and other important resources to the weaker tribes, which helped give the Mongols the boost

  • Genghis Khan's Culture

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    Genghis Khan: The Culture of a Nomadic Empire I read The Conquest of Genghis Khan, written by Alison Behnke, which was about how Genghis Khan grew to power, and changed the world forever. Genghis Khan’s culture is obviously vastly different from mine. Genghis Khan was the founder and undisputed leader of the Mongol Empire. The Mongol Empire ruled with an iron fist in Asia through the 13th and 14th centuries. The Mongols were the largest contiguous land empire in history. Most people think that

  • How Civilized Were The Barbarians Dbq Analysis

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    Alani Zabala-Perez February 6, 2017 Black/Gold 3 Mrs.Wiglesworth Mongols: How Civilized Were The “Barbarians” Mongols weren’t fully barbaric, they had some rational rules and customs that still impact civilizations today. For example Mongols had a very organized military, they tolerated all religions, and encouraged trade. About 4,860,000 square miles of Asia was conquered by Genghis Khan from 1162 to 1227 (Document A). Europeans knew the Mongols as barbaric people because their

  • Empress Dowager Cixi: The Imperial Woman

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    kingdom’s power. The past hundred y2ears of history have been largely unfair to Cixi, having been labelled as a devious despot who used much of the kingdom’s money for her own self-indulgence. The Imperial Woman is often blamed for the fall of the Qing Dynasty, failing to implement successful reforms to save China from the ‘foreign devils’(Chang 89). However, what her critiques failed to realize was that the problems that China faced did not originate from Cixi and that before she

  • Summary: The Great Genghis Khan

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    surrounded the capital and controlled it. Though they attempted to flood the city but it failed and the Xi Xia ruler accepted tribute to Khan. The Mongols next attacked the Jin Dynasty of Northern China, their ruler demanded Genghis to surrender. From 1211 to 1214, the Mongols invaded and they sent refugees into the cities of Jin Dynasty and food shortage became a problem in the country and the Jin army started killing tens of thousands of its own peasants because of food. In 1214 the Mongols surround the

  • Why Were The Mongols Barbaric

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    The Mongols, a native asian tribe, eight hundred years ago conquered much of the known world. Said tribe originated from the grasslands of central asia and went on to become one of the most successful and most conversed about castes in history. The story of the mongols, however, is one that is quite difficult to tell. The Mongols were an illiterate clan, making it close to impossible to receive a message in full context, much like the telephone game nowadays were a message is spread through many