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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Setting & Symbolism

Jack Weatherford
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Objects/Places

The Mongol Steppes

The large plateaus of high elevation in Northern modern-day Mongolia where the Mongols originated and Genghis Khan grew up.

Genghis Khan's Burial Grounds

Near Burkhan Khaldun, Khan's burial grounds could not be visited by anyone but the royal family. They were protected for centuries until the Soviets conquered Mongolia.

Mongolia

The modern day nation that succeeds the Mongol Empire.

Kakarum

The capital city of the Mongol Empire created by Genghis Khan as an administrative and storage hub.

The Forbidden City

The great palace in the Imperial City (part of Beijing) during the Yuan Dynasty built by Khubilai Khan.

The Khwarizm Empire

The Persian Empire that existed from the tenth century to the thirteenth, when it was conquered by the Mongols.

The Spirit Banner

A flag pole decorated with white horse tail hairs which were said by the Mongols to contain the soul of its dead...

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