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Karakorum

The capital of the mongol empire in the 13 century

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Pastoralists

A sheep or cattle farmer

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Kumiss

Fermented mares milk

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Shamans

A person who was thought to have access to the influence of good and evil

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Saljuq (Seljuk) Turks

A Sunni Muslim Turkish confederation that ruled much of Central Asia and Anatolia between 1071 and 1194.

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Khan

Ruler

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Battle of Manzikert

fought between the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuq Turks

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Mahmud of Ghanzi

The very first ruler in history to assume the title of "Sultan" was Mahmud of Ghazni, founder of the Ghaznavid Empire.

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Sultanate of Dehli

a series of Indo-Muslim dynasties that ruled South Asia from 1206 to 1526

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Temujin/Chinggis (Genghis) Khan

The uniter of nomadic tribes and one of the first warlords of the Mongol empire

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Khubilai Khan

Genghis Khans grandson and conquer of southern China

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Marco Polo

A jewel merchant from Venice who was an embassy for Khubilai Kahn

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Yuan Dynasty

The dynasty in China established by Khubilai Kahn

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Kamikaze

A Japanese gale that destroyed Mongol ships in the 13 century

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The Golden Horde

Turkicized Mongols who ruled over Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova and the Caucasus from the 1240s until 1502 established by Batu Khan, a grandson of Genghis Khan.

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Ilkhanate

A breakaway state of the mongol empire

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Lamaist Buddhism

The form of Buddhism favored by the Mongols

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Bubonic Plague

A plague that came from rats and killed much of Europe and quite a bit of Asia as well

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Timur-I-lang/Tamerlane

The mongol ruler of Samarkand

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Osman

The leader of the ottoman Turks

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Ottoman Empire

The empire founded by Osman in 1299

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Mehmed 2

A sultan of the Ottoman Empire

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Istanbul

The Turkish name for Istanbul