TLF ID M011408
This rich online resource is about the Mongol empire viewed in the context of the beginnings of world history. It provides a comprehensive set of materials about the Mongol culture and its history during the period from the birth of Temujin - later Chinggis (Genghis) Khan - in about 1162 to the end of the empire in 1368. It is organised around five topics, for example the Mongol conquests, the Mongol pastoral-nomadic life and key figures in Mongol history. Included are texts, detailed maps and images, online readings and weblinks to related topics and class materials with the image gallery featuring paintings of the period and portraits of key leaders.