UK production firm Goldfinch Studios has launched a Hong Kong arm with a slate of projects including a Sergei Bodrov (Mongol: The Rise Of Genghis Khan) martial arts movie. Goldfinch Neon is launching in earnest at this week’s Hong Kong...Show More Summary
Test your strategic might in Webzen’s latest project, First Hero. It’s a real-time strategy game that will see you crafting an army from history’s most important figures. Send the likes of Genghis Khan and Leonidas into battle to command and conquer. [Read more]
This was Mongolia, homeland of the fabled Genghis Khan, who in the 12th century reigned over the greatest contiguous empire in history. Today it’s the domain of the world’s largest extant nomadic society, many of whose members are followers of Tengriism, a shamanistic religion, and worshippers of the “Eternal Blue Sky.”
Zahir al-Din Muhammad, the 16th century Central Asian prince better known as Babur, is renowned for his fierce pedigree and proclivities. Descended from both Timur and Genghis Khan, he used military genius to overcome strife and exile, conquer northern India, and found the Moghul dynasty, which endured for over 300 years. Show More Summary
The discovery has offered insight into the Yuan Dynasty period from between 1271-1368.
Homing pigeons have been around for 3,000 years. They were used as early as 1150 in Baghdad, and later by Genghis Khan. The Roman military used pigeons to exchange messages and the Greeks used them to send the names of victors at the Olympic Games to their various cities. Show More Summary
The Polish Doctors Who Used Science to Outwit the Nazis. Today is the anniversary of the death of Genghis Khan, founder of the Mongolian Empire, prolific spreader of DNA, and climate change hero. Related: Why Genghis Khan’s tomb can’t...Show More Summary
To mark the 90th birthday of the People’s Liberation Army on Aug. 1, China’s President Xi Jinping went to the Inner Mongolian steppe to the site where Genghis Khan began his conquest of Eurasia. There, at Zhurihe, he was welcomed by an impressive display of China’s martial might: a parade of Chinese...
It's not always like this in Australia, but a koala walking into a restaurant is definitely something that could only happen Down Under. As one did at Genghis Khan Mongolian BBQ in suburban Adelaide on Monday night, according to TheShow More Summary
"Coming in for a landing at Genghis Khan Airport this week, a group of Philadelphia Orchestra musicians will be literally dropped into a parallel world where familiarity feels eerie and the exotic is oddly reassuring." David Patrick Stearns sets the scene for us in Ulaanbaatar, where a reduced group of the Fabulous Philadelphians is giving […]
Art dealer Oliver Hoare curates collection of curious relics with bizarre backstories – including King James II’s pomander The art dealer Oliver Hoare believes in unicorns and has gathered a wealth of material and documentary evidence at an exhibition that he believes will convince any sceptic. Show More Summary
Yeah, we’ll use love on them, because that worked so well for those that stood against Genghis Khan and his barbarian tribal hordes. It is dunces like Josh Fox who
(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) According to new research, nomadic horse culture -- famously associated with Genghis Khan and his Mongol hordes -- can trace its roots back more than 3,000 years in the eastern Eurasian Steppes, in the territory of modern Mongolia.
According to new research, nomadic horse culture -- famously associated with Genghis Khan and his Mongol hordes -- can trace its roots back more than 3,000 years in the eastern Eurasian Steppes, in the territory of modern Mongolia.
Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, and perhaps even Emperor Justinian (if we are to believe the Secret History) all possessed by the devil himself. Is that the case with your medieval monarch in Crusader Kings II? Well, the strategy gameShow More Summary
"Eyewitnesses report that upon reaching the center of Bukhara, Genghis Khan rode up to the large mosque and asked if, since it was the largest building in the city, it was the home of the sultan. When informed that it was the house of God, not the sultan, he said nothing. Show More Summary
By Audrey Scott What do you get when you combine competitive goat carcass polo, hunting with eagles, wrestling on horseback, sheep bone-throwing, stick wrestling — and an opening ceremony complete with hearkenings of Genghis Khan, men...Show More Summary
Malaria is among the world's deadliest diseases. It killed King Tut and Genghis Khan, along with as many as half of all of the people that have ever lived. And despite modern disease management strategies like insecticides, drugs and vaccines, in 2015 malaria still killed nearly half a million people. Show More Summary