Civilised EUROPE, made the 11-year campaign of Iskander
a great landmark in WORLD history:
Alexander, Eck, Lex, Lexxi, Lexie, Xander, Xandra (Zandra Zander, Alejandra, Alejo, Aleix, Sandy, Sandro, Sasha
The 230-year empire form the EAST, was conceived as a RED plague!
The Mongol expansion forever changed the face of Asia in terms of both political and human geography. Besides the later Turkic nations also emerged from the Mongols, such as the Tatars of Crimea and Kazan. While new groups formed from the Mongol armies and the Mongol invasions set off a number of migrations of nomads across Eurasia, the devastation caused by them cannot be ignored. Although much of the data in the sources concerning the number of people killed during the Mongol conquests is exaggerated. The map of Asia by 1500 looked much different than it did in 1200.
Overall, the Mongols were highly tolerant of most religions gradually converted to Islam and decentralised it! Besides encounters with Christians; indirectly aided in the creation of the Dalai (meaning "ocean") Lama,
Among the most significant legacies of the Mongols was their concern with trade and their respect for knowledge. From the beginnings of the Mongol Empire, the Mongol Khans fostered trade and sponsored numerous caravans. The very size of the Mongol Empire encouraged the wider dissemination of goods and ideas throughout Eurasia, as merchants and others could now travel from one end of the empire to another with greater security, guaranteed by the Pax Mongolica.
Items and inventions such as mechanical printing, gunpowder, and the blast furnace made their way west from China.
The rise of the Ottoman Empire also impacted Italian merchants conducting business in the Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean. With these restrictions, western desire for the luxury goods and spices of the east grew, encouraging an Age of Exploration.
Furthermore, as the Mongols ended several previous dynasties and led to the creation of new power centers, the Mongol Empire may be viewed as a catalyst for change from the pre-modern era to the modern era.
Compared to Soviet influence!!
And their genetics are still with us!
The map reveals the genetic impact of European colonialism, the Arab slave trade, the Mongol Empire and European traders near the Silk Road mixing with people in China.
‘We made some very surprising discoveries,’ Dr Garrett Hellenthal of the University College London Genetics Institute told MailOnline.
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