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Mongols

A nomadic central Asian people whose empire under Genghis Khan stretched from China to the Danube.
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There were Slavonian hunters, fair-skinned and mighty-muscled; short, squat Finns, with flat noses and round faces; Siberian half-breeds, whose noses were more like eagle- beaks; and lean, slant-eyed men, who bore in their veins the Mongol and Tartar blood as well as the blood of the Slav.
The succeeding periods witnessed new forms of military confrontations; the crusades and the Mongols.
the Great Wall was extended and improved to keep the Mongols, whom the Ming never were able to conquer, in their northern land.
In China the Mongols were finally driven out, a century and a half after Genghis Khan had led them in, and in 1368 a new native dynasty, the Ming, took control of the land.
Studies in the second half of the twentieth century contributed to changing the view that the Mongols were mere barbarians and prepared the field for a new understanding of the Mongol Empire as a period when East and West were connected, and in which the Mongols were not only the military elite of this vast territory, but acted as cultural brokers, facilitating the exchange of goods, people and ideas from the Mediterranean to China.
For both the Mongols and Kazakhs, hunting rabbits and wolves was an attractive activity to get their fur for clothing in the freezing cold of snowy mountains.
7) While the latter part is interesting for the questions it raises about the Mongols in medieval Russia, which range from landownership to the legal authority to settle property disputes, the exceptionality of the text lies in the passage that describes land measurement and church consecration.
Officers moved in late Saturday when members of the Mongols gang descended on the local clubhouse of the Hells Angels.
Among the topics are Mongol imperial ideology, dialectical traces in Beilu yiyu, a Mongol warlord in Manchuria during the Yuan/Ming transition, a comparative analysis of original texts on one verse composition in The Secret History of the Mongols, paradigms of the images of the Mongols in Medieval Russia, cauterization, new Buddhist Mongolica from Dunhuang, Wang Guowei's collation of the Secret History, and exchange marriage in the royal families of nomadic states.
This information thus became the foundation upon which early Western perceptions of the Mongols rested.
After the Mongols were expelled from China in the fourteenth century, they briefly made the city their center again.
Four months after allegedly fleeing Oregon in violation of his probation, the founder of the Mongols Motorcycle Club's Oregon chapter turned himself in to the Lane County Jail on Tuesday.