the strict code of behavior followed by the samurai warriors in Japan.
"universal ruler" of the Mongols clan.
one of the professional warriors who served Japenese feudal lords.
lasted through only to emperors from 581 to 618.
ritual suicide of a samurai
Strait of Malacca
connects the Indian Ocean and Soth China sea.
one of the world's greatest Buddhist temples was built here
in feudal japan, a supreme military commander who ruled in the name of the emperor.
considered the greatest archer in Samurai history
what a very young girl gets when her feet are bound tightly with cloth and the arch gets broke and all toes curl except the big toe.
dry grass coverd plain
a class of powerful, well-to-do people who enjoy a high social status.
a temple complex built in the khmer empire and dedicated to the hindu god Vishnu.
a group of people ascended from a common ancestor.
way of the god's
also know as Genghis Khan and a mongol clan leader.
The mongol peace--- the period from the mid 1200s to the 1300s when Mongols imposed stability and law and order across much of Eurasia.
was the ruler during the campaign of korea the empress and she assumed the title of emperor for herself only woman in China to do so.
a system of ancient caravan routes across central Asia, along which traders carried silk and other trade goods.
a young venetian trader
an ancient ethnic group in Cambodia who built irrigation ssytems and waterways.
..., A people of this name is mentioned as early as the records of the Tang Empire, living as nomads in northern Eurasia. After 1206 they established an enormous empire under Genghis Khan, linking western and eastern Eurasia.