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Ancient Civilizations Empires and Kingdoms Season One

The Mongol Empire Was a Myth Invented In 1908

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The Mongol Empire was a myth invented in 1908 by a Mongol Nationalist named Baavuday Tsend Gun. The book The Secret History of the Mongols was a literary work allegedly […]

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Artifacts and Evidence Maps and Charts Season One

Turgot’s Map – 1739 Detailed Aerial View

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Plan of Paris, known as Turgot’s Map – 1739 Michel-Étienne Turgot (1690-1751), at the head of the Parisian municipality as provost of merchants, decided to commission a new plan of […]

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Ancient Civilizations Empires and Kingdoms Season One

The Timurid Empire

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Timur, was a 14th Century Turko-Mongol military leader who founded the Timurid Empire in and around modern-day Afghanistan, Iran and Central Asia, becoming the first ruler of the Timurid dynasty.  […]

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Ancient Civilizations Empires and Kingdoms

The Mongol Empire Never Existed

Estimated read time 4 min read

Until the end of the 19th century, there was no such thing as a so-called “Mongol Empire” or “Golden Horde” in the history books. This myth was invented very recently […]