A Brief Overview of the Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire expanded through brutal raids and invasions, but also established routes of trade and technology between East and West. Edited by Matthew A. McIntosh / 08.29.2018 Historian Brewminate Editor-in-Chief Rise of the Mongol Empire The Mongol Empire: Expansion of the Mongol empire from 1206 CE-1294 CE During Europe’s High Middle Ages the Mongol[…]

The Mongols: Resurrection of the Silk Road, Precursors to Modern Trade

Map of the Mongol Empire [The extension of the Mongol Empire from 1206 CE to 1294 CE]. / Image from HistoryOnTheNet The Mongols were solely responsible in the revival of the Silk Road trade, which collapsed with the fall of the Tang Dynasty. By Devadevan Thillaikumar / 05.01.2018 The Mongol Empire and Trade The Mongol empire[…]

When Did Horses Transform Mongolians’ Way of Life?

By the end of the 13th century, the Mongol Empire covered 9.27 million square miles, spanning a vast region from present-day China to Central Europe and from Vietnam to Iraq. / Astrokey44/Wikimedia Commons By Dr. Peter Coutros / 01.24.2018 Anthropologist, Archaeologist Genghis Khan is one of history’s most successful, and most vilified, military commanders. Under his leadership,[…]