Middle Ages Quest 10
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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.
an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles)
any epidemic disease with a high death rate
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another
(adj.) grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject
A Mongolian general and emperor of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries, known for his military leadership and great cruelty. He conquered vast portions of northern China and southwestern Asia (1162-1227).
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China
The classic symptom of someone who has the black plague. They were large pustules in the armpits, neck and groin the oozed pus and blood. Someone who had buboes usually died within 7 days.
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