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Khazars: History of the Jewish Turkic Nomads

Khazars: History of the Jewish Turkic Nomads

In his book on ceremonial protocol at the Byzantine court, Emperor Constantine VII stated that letters to such exalted figures as the Pope and Frankish Emperor ought to bear a seal worth two gold coins in value. However, it seems that these recipients were not the greatest priority to the early middle-age world of the …

Genghis Khan: “Genghis Can!” | SUNG HISTORY

Genghis Khan: “Genghis Can!” | SUNG HISTORY

Perfect… 1, 2, here we go… Who can unite a people? Make army out shepherds and their sheep, well I know the guy, a fearsome man gonna change the world it’s Genghis Can! Wait… Born 1162 near the Mountain Burkhan Khandun! When the doctor saw his birth marked hand they knew he’d lead as Genghis …

Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

Hi I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re gonna discuss… wait for it… THE MONGOLS. So you probably have a picture of the Mongols in your head. Yes, that’s the picture: brutal, bloodthirsty, swarthy, humorously mustachioed warriors riding the plains, wearing fur, eating meat directly off the bone, saying, “Bar …

History vs. Genghis Khan – Alex Gendler

History vs. Genghis Khan – Alex Gendler

He was one of the most fearsome warlords who ever lived, waging an unstoppable conquest across the Eurasian continent. But was Genghis Khan a vicious barbarian or a unifier who paved the way for the modern world? We’ll see in “History vs. Genghis Khan.” “Order, order. Now who’s the defendant today? Khan!” “I see Your …