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Ku·blai Khan

 (ko͞o′blī kän′) also Ku·bla Khan (-blə) 1215-1294.
Mongol emperor (1260-1294) and founder of the Mongol dynasty in China. A grandson of Genghis Khan, he conquered the Song dynasty (1279) and established a great capital, now Beijing, where he received Marco Polo (1275-1292).
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Kublai Khan

(ˈkuːblaɪ ˈkɑːn)
n
(Biography) ?1216–94, Mongol emperor of China: grandson of Genghis Khan. He completed his grandfather's conquest of China by overthrowing the Sung dynasty (1279) and founded the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368)
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Ku•blai Khan

(ˈku blaɪ ˈkɑn)

also Ku′bla Khan′

(ˈku blə)
n.
1216–94, khan c1260–94: founder of the Mongol dynasty in China (grandson of Genghis Khan).
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Noun1.Kublai Khan - Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of ChinaKublai Khan - Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294)
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Among his discussions are Cahokia, the Mongol advance into North China, the Fifth Crusade and Francis of Assisi in Egypt, Mesoamerica, fairs and cathedral in northern France, disputes between pope and emperor and the death of Frederick II, the death of Kubilai and the state of the Mongol Empire, Simon de Montfort and the parliament in England, and Great Zimbabwe and the Indian Ocean coast of Africa.
(3.) James Delgado, Kubilai Khan's Lost Fleet, Oakland: University of California Press, 2008, 169-170.
E immaginabile quale dovette essere, dunque, lo stupore dei suoi contemporanei, nel leggere o nell'udire del suo incontro con il "Signore de' signori", Kubilai Khan, che Marco cosi ci presenta:
One such example of this aberration was Kubilai Khan's order to get Korea involved in his Japan campaigns in 1274 and 1281.
A la fin du XIIIe siecle, le celebre explorateur Marco Polo racontait que le grand empereur mongol Kubilai Khan avait pour habitude de revenir de Pekin accompagne de 10.000 fauconniers pour chasser le gibier.
He spent decades in the Chinese court, becoming fast friends with the Emperor Kubilai Khan (grandson of Genghis) before returning home as a middle-aged man.
In this inscription, the 'Taruk king' is Kubilai Khan.