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Mongolian

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Genghis Chan
a young leader that came to power in 1206
Great Yasa
Genghis chan wrote this "law code"
Seige Warfare
a tactic used against towns and cities since the days of ancient empires
Pretended Retreat
pretended to be beaten; Mongols retreated; another tactic used by Genghis Chan
Arrow Writers
the "horsemen" of Genghis Chan's army
Ordu
a camp where a general lived
Yurts
Round tents Mongols lived in
Felt
sheets to keep people warm in Winter
Kumiss
most common Mongol drink; made from Mayor's
Tengri
the great god of heaven
Shamanisam
the priest of the traditional Mongol religion
Shamans
the Mongols believed that certain men had power over the spirits
Nestorians
claimed that neither they nor their name sake held false teaching
Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan's grandson; came in power in 1279.
Yuan Dynasty
was China's first foreign dynasty
Golden Horde
1243 Bata and his descendants settled down on the Volga River and est. their rule in Moscow.
Tamerlane
had an accident in youth. He was called" Timer the Lame"
Mughal Dynasty
the last Mongol empire
Akbar
the most famous Mughal ruler. A wise and generous leader
Tagmahal
some of the India's greatest architecture