CONQUERORS:
MONGOLS AND TURKS

Themes

  • cross-cultural contact
  • civilized and barbarian: nomads *; *
  • "great men:" Kublai Khan, Tamerlane, Suleiman
 

Xanadu 

Environment and Development

Mongols

Turks

Eurasian connection

Nomadic Cultures and Empires

Mongols

Turkish Culture

Great Men?

Khubilai Khan *

Tamerlane

Suleiman the Magnificent *

Comparisons and Conclusions