Jordy Grant 03/09/2008
Essay # 3 History
The Mongolians were one of the greatest societies the world has ever known. The Mongolian Empire was the largest contiguous empire in world history, and for some time was the most feared in Eurasia. How did the Mongols manage to gain and control so much territory? They managed to conquer areas today known as Tibet, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Korea, Russia, and invaded the territories of Poland, Hungary, Japan, Egypt, Vietnam and Persia and many more. The Mongolian Empires single greatest defeat was that of the Chinese Empire.
The Mongols did not have cities, town or villages. They moved from place to place, and never stayed in one area for long. Mongols lived (called yurts)... View More »