Kublai Khan

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  • Genghis Khan And Kublai Kh An Analysis

    on history of the greatest rulers in history, it is difficult not to mention the names of Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan. Genghis Khan, of course, is known for the creation of the Mongol Empire, the largest in the world, through the destruction of tribes in Northeastern Asia. While Kublai Khan, who was Genghis Khan’s grandson, was an emperor of the Mongol Empire and found of the Yuan Dynasty in China. In the 13th century, it is an incredible feat that these figures led invaders into the governing the vast Mongol Empire. This brings into question, how they actually govern this empire. In this paper, I propose that these great figures were able to govern such a vast empire by exercising high religious tolerance with their rule, while holding on to patrimonialism through gaining and maintaining respect of disciples. The acceptance of different religions was factor that both of these Mongol emperors were known for during their time of ruling. In addition, the both Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan did not drastically change the social structure to parts of…

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  • Marco Polo's Invisible Cities

    In the book “Invisible cities”, Italo Calvino described 55 different cities from Marco polo’s memory. Towards the end of the story, the fifty-five cities made me more and more troubled, as if they were just a city of different character. Marco polo visited Kublai Khan when he was 21 years old at 1,275 A.D. In 1279 the Yuan Dynasty unified the whole China to establish the seventh Chinese Dynasty. Western countries have send numerous messengers to meet with Kublai Khan, but Khan only put Marco…

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  • Fedora Compare And Contrast Marco Polo And Calvino

    remember each one. But if one were able to step away to a fair distance to see all the dots and have read every bit, then one would see and understand the full meaning of each piece separately, and as a whole. In the discussion between Polo and the Khan it is possible for the reader to glean a few significant thoughts. Still the cities add a richness and depth to the dialogue, filling up the mental image with specific images that fill the background, putting the points that could be initially…

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  • Marco Polo Book Report

    He departed when he was 17 years old in the year 1271 with his father and uncle. He started his journey going east from Venice. Marco Polo had to cross over the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea. Once he persevered through them, he had to pass through the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. He finally made it to Baghdad. From there, he went to the mouth of the Persian Gulf, and he crossed the Iran Plateau and Pamirs. He made it to Xinjiang after 3 years. In 1275, the ruler of China today, Kublai…

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  • Compare And Contrast Marco Polo And Ibn Battuta

    Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta are two very famous explores who are known for traveling great distances during a time when such a thing was unheard of, and who kept detailed logs of their journeys. Ibn Battuta’s journey was based off of his religion, and his desire to visit all of the major religious sites and meet important religious leaders. He traveled a total of 75,000 miles over the course of 29 years. Marco Polo was an Italian traveler who claims to have met and become close to Kublai Khan,…

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  • Ap European History Dbq Analysis

    According to an account of the explorer Marco Polo there various traits of Mongolia and China that were similar to those of the civilizations of Europe. When Marco Polo travel across the Silk Roads to Mongolia and China, which was under the ruling of Kublai Khan, he stayed in the city of Kinsay. In Kinsay, Marco Polo observed that in the city there were twelve guilds which specialized in different crafts and that each of those guilds had twelve thousand households in their employment as workmen.…

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  • Marco Polo Thesis

    leaders in his time, Kublai Khan. This gave him a firsthand experience with one of Europe’s powerful leaders. His travels were later recorded into a book called the, II Milione, which gave Europeans insight of the world beyond them. His book inspired other Europeans to travel to unknown lands. Marco Polo is important due to his travels from his home to China along the Silk Roads, working for China’s leader, and recording everything he saw into one of the most controversial books of its time.…

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  • Research Paper On Marco Polo

    Marco Polo Marco Polo was an amazing explorer. He traveled to extremely distant places. As well as traveling far, Marco was one of the first Europeans to reach china. The Mongolian and Chinese people had a great impact on Marco's life. The travel was extensively long but Marco persevered and reached china at last. Marco Polo was born in Venice Italy in 1254. The polo families were nobles. As well as being noble they were also jewel merchants. Marco's mother died when he was young…

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  • How Did Kubla Khan First To Unite The Mongol Empire

    The Khans were some of the most successful conquerers of all time. Kublai, grandson of the great Genghis Khan who was the first to unite the mongol empire and expand their territory, was especially note worthy in the fact of his influential ruling on the Yuan empire. Unlike Genghis Khan who was know for taking over “nearly 12 million square miles of territory” Kublai was know more for his civilian achievements. The dynamics of his relationship with his subjects were very different than any other…

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  • Marco Polo Character Analysis

    After the men returned to the great Mongol leader, this time taking young Marco Polo with them, Niccolo offered young Marco as a servant to Kublai Khan. Without the first trip to the Mongol empire by the Polo brothers, Kublai would have never accepted the young Venetian man to reside in his court. Although Marco’s success ultimately comes about because of his social genius and charisma, it would have been impossible for him to achieve the success that he has become famous for without the aid of…

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