One of the four subdivisions of the Mongol Empire after Chinggis Khan's death, originally ruled by his grandson Batu; territory covered much of what is today south central Russia
Four regional Mongol kingdoms that arose following the death of Chinggis Khan
Battle of Kulikova
Russian army victory over the forces of the Golden Horde; helped break Mongol hold over Russia
In legends popular from 12th to 17th century , a mythical Christian monarch whose kingdom was cut off from Europe by Muslim conquests; Chinggis Khan was originally believed to be this mythical ruler.
(1223-1277) Commander of Mamluk forces at Ain Jalut in 1260; originally enslaved by Mongols and sold to Egyptians
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