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History of the Mongols

Bertold Spuler

History of the Mongols

Based on Eastern and Western Accounts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries

by Bertold Spuler

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Dorset Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Mongols

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8133355M
    ISBN 100880292717
    ISBN 109780880292719

    The Secret History of Mongols (The History) is the one surviving literary source of information about the Mongols, dated around The author is unknown, and he gives unique accounts of Genghis Khans life and rule as well as describes the life in medieval Mongolia.   Mongol leader Genghis Khan () rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge.

    The Secret History of the Mongols (Traditional Mongolian: pinyin: Yuáncháo mìshǐ).. The Secret History is regarded as the single significant native Mongolian account of Genghis Khan. Linguistically, it provides the richest source of pre-classical Mongolian and Middle Mongolian. [2] The Secret History is regarded as a piece of classic literature in both Mongolia and the rest of . - Buy The Secret History of the Mongols: The Origin of Chingis Khan (C & T Asian Culture Series) book online at best prices in India on Read The Secret History of the Mongols: The Origin of Chingis Khan (C & T Asian Culture Series) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(27).

    Download PDF. Four English translations are now available of The Secret History of the Mongols, a thirteenth-century Mongolian epic that recounts the biography of Genghis Khan.(note 1) Beginning with his mythological ancestors, it narrates his miraculous birth, the assassination of his father, his humble childhood and adolescent adventures, the gradual unification of the . This book based on the Secret History of the Mongols, the one early primary source for Mongolian history, is an easily readable account of the early life and rise to power of Genghis Khan who forged the largest empire the world has ever seen. Genghis Khan: Emperor of All Men by Harold Lamb International Collectors Library, Doubleday Books.


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History of the Mongols by Bertold Spuler Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Secret History of the Mongols is a primary account covering the history of the Mongols under Genghis Khan and his son Ogadai. Unfortunately, as far as I am aware, there is no original Mongolian version extant and we have had to rely on reconstructions from Chinese versions/5(24).

Saunders's landmark book, first published inis a carefully documented introductory history of the rise and fall of the great Mongol empire. Saunders sets the historical stage with a discussion of nomad groups and cultures at the dawn of the second millennium, and then traces the rise of the Mongol conquests through the earlier Cited by: Books shelved as mongolian-history: Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford, The Mongols by David O.

Morgan, Genghis Khan: Li. To get a feel for Mongol history, you might start with a feel for its climate and setting.

Imagine sustaining a horse-based society in open plains colder than Nome. If you are going to read one book on the Mongols it should be this one. Unlike many older academics -- who see Genghis Khan and the Mongols as ruthless destroyers of cities and civilizations -- and many modern academics, who try and whitewash the deeds of the Mongols, this book takes into account all sources and ends up with a more balanced /5.

InGenghis Khan was able to unite the Mongols, forging them into a fighting force which went on to establish the largest contiguous empire in world history, the Mongol Empire (–). After the fragmentation of the Mongol Empire, Mongolia came to be ruled by the Yuan dynasty (–) History of the Mongols book in Khanbaliq (modern Beijing).

The Secret History of the Mongols is a chronicle written in the 13th century CE (with some later additions) and is the most important and oldest medieval Mongolian text. The book covers the origins of the Mongol people, the rise to power and reign of Genghis Khan (r.

CE) and the reign of his son and successor Ogedei Khan (r. CE).). The Mongols were a small nomadic tribe in the area of Ergön2 and kölen Na’ur.3 This mongol tribe moved to the Kelüren,4 Onon, and Tula5 districts around the years following ,6 and was one of the many tribal peoples shifting about nomadically during this period.

The people of the felt walled tents were the Tatars, the Onggirads, the. Chinese history, as might be expected, can have a somewhat different view of the matter, but George Lane’s A Short History of the Mongols naturally tells the story with the Mongols front and center. The Mongols are themselves fascinating: a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, multi-religious empire—or more accurately, perhaps a sort of.

The very best book about about the Mongolian Empire and the Mongols is "Daily Life in the Mongal Empire" (The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series) By: George Lane.I really hope you really find this book about the Mongolian Empire and the Mongals extremely interesting, informative, and fun to read.

This book examines the life and work of Rashid al-Din Tabib (d. ), the most powerful statesman working for the Mongol Ilkhans in the Middle East. It begins with an overview of administrative history and historiography in the early Ilkhanate, culminating with Rashid al-Din’s Blessed History of Ghazan, the indispensable source for Mongol.

Introduction. The Secret History of the Mongols is a chronicle written in the 13th century CE (with some later additions) and is the most important and oldest medieval Mongolian text. The book covers the origins of the Mongol people, the rise to power and reign of Genghis Khan (r. CE) and the reign of his son and successor Ogedei Khan (r.

CE). the secret history of the mongols Download the secret history of the mongols or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the secret history of the mongols book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Voices from the Twelfth-Century Steppe is an essay on interpretation of the Secret History of the Mongols, and on my encounter, as a creative writer, with this primary source.

It is available as a digital book for download from the publisher Rounded Globe, or from Amazon. I introduce the essay in this post. Here’s the note that I have in my books about the Secret History. So begins Paul Kahn's elegant and readable adaptation of The Secret History of the Mongols, the Chinese version of which is known as the Yuan Chʼao Pi Shih.

In open verse stanzas of great suppleness and power, Kahn has adapted the scholarly English translation of Francis Woodman Cleaves into colloquial language, making this exciting narrative accessible to all readers.5/5(1).

There has long been a need for a scholarly English edition of the great 13th century historical epic, The Secret History of the Mongols, the only surviving Mongol source about the empire. The book is mainly about the life and the career of Chinggis Khan, his ancestors and his rise to is Khan was not only a military genius, but also a great statesman and.

Secret History. to which the colophon properly applied. What we know today as the. Yüan ch = ao pi-shih. 元朝秘史 (Secret History of the Yüan Dynasty), or. Mongqol-un niu a to [b] a = an (Secret History of the MongolsCited by:   Art, history, illustration all in one.

"Secret History of Mongols" - fully illustrated book about Genghis Khan for you to discover. Military History Magazine. When the Mongols Met Their March. In at the spring of Ayn J¯al¯ut in Palestine, an Egyptian Mamluk army handed invading Mongols a bitter cup of defeat.

In September an Egyptian Mamluk army, led by Sultan Sayf al-Din Qutuz, deployed around the Ayn J¯al¯ut Military History Book Reviews. Turks and Mongols: 6th - 13th century: The high plateau of Mongolia, east of the Altai mountains, is rivalled only by Scandinavia as a region from which successive waves of tribesmen have emerged to prey upon more sedentary neighbours.

Mongolia is the original homeland of both Turks and Mongols, two groups much intermingled in history and loosely related in their. Francis Wood Cleaves' The Secret History of the Mongols. This is among the first translations of the Chinese version of The Secret History of the Mongols.

It is a bit hard to read, but if you want some hands on document reading regarding the Mongols, this is a good place to start. Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire.

He first set out at age 17 with his father and uncle, traveling overland.The Mongol Empire can be seen as marking the beginning of the modern age, and of globalization as well. While communications between the extremes of Eurasia existed prior to the Mongols, they were infrequent and often through intermediaries.

As this new book by Timothy May shows, the rise of the Mongol Empire changed everything—through their conquests the .