The Mongols were some of the most innovative and intelligent people of their time. They were also some of the most vicious and barbaric villains of the 13th century. With genius war tactics and fearless warriors, they were the most advanced villains of their time period. Using cruel methods of punishment, such as boiling their warriors, showed clear evidence of barbaric activity. While using those cruel methods they also had intelligent ways of biological warfare such as catapulting plague ridden bodies over the walls of Caffa at the Siege of 1346. While many of their actions were truly barbaric, they were very successful in conquering most of China. Although they were most definitely not heroes, they were much more successful in war and conquering seeing that they conquered more land in 25 years than the Romans did in 400 years. Genghis Khan was loved mostly by peasants and the poor solely because he was able to give them more riches. He treated them very well. Because the majority of people in that time period were poor, he was loved more than he was hated. The rich hated him because he took their money and other riches for his own profit. Genghis Khan’s army of Mongols was greatly known for their advanced abilities in archery. They were also successful in biological warfare during the Siege of Caffa in 1346 were they catapulted dead plague ridden bodies of animals and human over their borders. In the 12th and 13th centuries, Mongols were known for boiling defeated khans rather than killing them by swords. This was known as one of the most cruel and most painful ways to die. The Mongols were very intelligent in their warfare tactics which is what made them such notable villains of that time period. They were a very adaptable group of warriors as we can see that during their siege over Caffa. Even though they had never seen a castle with such a wall, they were quickly able to figure out a way to conquer. They also became very good at siege warfare by
The Mongols accomplished the conquest of such large territory in such a short period of time. This is because they had an increase of technology, strong leadership, and great army strategies. The Mongols were a nomadic group that originated in Central Asia , Genghis Khan was their leader.
In document 3 and 5 it explains about weapons and battles. In document 3 it says “They wear defensive armor made from buffalo and hides of other beasts, dried by fire, and thus rendered extremely hard and strong”….
DBQ: Attitudes Toward the Mongols
Mongol invaders from the Central Asian steppe burst into relevance in the 1200s C.E. Driven by their leader, Genghis Khan, to conquer the largest land empire in history, the Mongols created mixed feelings throughout Eurasia. Some had an impressed attitude, admiring both the ability of the Mongols to organize and protect their empire, as well as their great wealth. However, others had a loathing attitude toward the Mongols, who were viewed as vicious and ignorant….
The mongols were a enchant force that was not to be trifled with. The mongolians of the Asian steppes had a positive impact on the world during their rule of the Asian continent from 1206 to 1368 by influencing trade peace and good rulers. The mongols were led by the Kon family and only them. Ganghis Kon was the first leader and the one that brought all of the clans together and concerned most of china. Kublai Khan Becomes Emperor. With the mongols in power trade flourished and….
Sociology 461 Criminal Justice Systems Edward M. Stern No Heroes, No Villains; by Steven Phillips In the book No Heroes, No Villains the author Steve Phillips describes a story of a single dramatic trial of murder it offers a thoughtful and balanced presentation of the problems besetting our criminal courts, lays bare the mechanics of justice, and explains in graphic detail just what is wrong and right about our criminal justice system.
Throughout this book there are many important details leading….
In various times Mongols have been equated with the Scythians, the Magog and the Turkic peoples. Based on Chinese historical texts the ancestry of the Mongol peoples can be traced back to the Donghu, a nomadic confederation occupying eastern Mongolia and Manchuria. The identity of the Xiongnu is still debated today. Although some scholars maintain that they were proto-Mongols, the fact that Chinese histories trace certain Turkic tribes from the Xiongnu complicates the issue. The Donghu, however….
The Mighty Mongols
The Mongols accomplished conquest through such a large territory in such a short period of time through clever military strategy and preparation, cruelty and relentlessness, as well as having a surplus of people whom were organized.
They were ingenious with their tactics in fighting and bold in trying methods of war that were uncommon or not previously used before. During the thirteenth century, a story went around and was later recorded about how Chinggis Khan, the leader….
The Mongols were very a powerful group of people that disrupted and basically destroyed the Islam World under the rule of Chingez Khan and later by his grandson Hulagu Khan. They had the most powerful army in the world, of course only until they had their luck with them. This primary source has two authors Ibn al-Athir and Rashid al-Din, and both are presenting two different arguments about the Mongols and their conquest of the Muslim world. The biggest calamity that the Mongols brought….
The Mongols, created by Genghis Khan, is perceived by some as a brutal and uncivilized culture. They are known to carry out treacherous massacres as they conquered parts of Asia and Eastern Europe. However, this perception is false because the Mongols were a very much rather civilized culture. A civilized culture can be defined as having advancements in society, being well organized, and having the ability to prosper. Organization of a society allows for more time and an easier way for the….
The Mongols: How Barbaric were the “Barbarians”?
The Mongols swept across Asia and Europe in a bloody rampage. Killing over 6,107,000 people from the years 1220-1258. Treating women like a piece of meat meant to fulfill the pleasure of men. But how Barbaric were the Mongols on a scale of one to ten? Well the Mongols were very barbaric because they were uncivilized, brutal, yet conquered much territory.
“Come out so that we may count on you according to our custom.” And when the people come….
During the thirteenth century the Mongols created the greatest empire in the world, which at its peak extended from the borders of Poland to the East Sea/Sea of Japan and from the Siberian forests to the Persian Gulf. Like so many of the other steppe empires, it originated in the grasslands and mountain pastures of Mongolia or Western Manchuria. The Mongols initially followed the pattern of earlier nomadic confederations such as the Xiongnu, who had engaged in mutually beneficial….