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war and conquest

Khan You Live Like a Mongol?

Khan You Live Like a Mongol?

The early Mongols did not understand the culture and lifestyle of settled living. Their nomadic lifestyle meant that land could not be owned, much like air, or the ocean. Viewed by settled societies as barbarians, the Mongols were first united and conquered by Tem├╝jin in 1206, where he eventually went on to form the largest neighbouring empire in history known as the Mongol empire.

Good things come to an end

Good things come to an end

War has a close connection with politics and religion. Politicians were also military leaders in ancient civilizations.  Many kings led battles and conquered kingdom in an attempt to expand the boundaries. In doing so, it is not surprising that the fate of the nation, its rule and its people are affected too. This is especially important for ancient Egypt which won and lost many wars.