History of Central Asia
The history of Central Asia has been determined primarily by the area's climate and geography. The aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult, and its distance from the sea cut it off from muc...
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Where did Russia come from?
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-did-russia-come-from-alex-gendler Russia is the biggest country in the world, spanning one-eighth of the earth’s landmass. But where did it all begin...
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The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Ancient 2,400-year-old gold bongs discovered in Russia
The “once-in-a-century” discovery of a set of solid gold bongs has offered a glimpse into the little-understood lives of Scythians, who ruled vast areas of Eurasia for a thousand years 2,400 years ago...
Scholars Decipher Names Of Amazon warrior Women From Ancient Pottery
A new study published in the journal Hesperia claims to have deciphered the names of ancient warrior women from Greek pottery dating back 2,500 years. According to the National Geographic, linguists u...
Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
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Protectorate General to Pacify the West
The Protectorate General to Pacify the West, Grand Protectorate General to Pacify the West, or Anxi Protectorate (640–790) was a Chinese outpost established by Tang Dynasty in 640 to control the Tari...
Protectorate General to Pacify the North
The Protectorate General to Pacify the North or Grand Protectorate General to Pacify the North (647–784) was a Chinese military government established by Tang Dynasty in 647 to pacify the former terr...
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Inner Asia during the Tang Dynasty
Inner Asia in the 7th and, to a lesser degree, the 8th century AD, was marked by the expansion of the Tang dynasty's realm in the Tarim Basin, across the Gobi Desert and into Middle Asia. Wars were fo...
Inner Asia during the Tang Dynasty - Wikipedia
Great Game
"The Great Game" was the strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running ...
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Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (/ˈpuːtɪn/; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Пу́тин; [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ ˈputʲɪn], born 7 October 1952) has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. P...
Qila Mubarak
Qila Mubarak (Punjabi: ਕ਼ਿਲਾ ਮੁਬਾਰਕ, Hindi: क़िला मुबारक, Urdu: قلعہ مبارک‎), is a historical monument in the heart of the city of Bathinda in India. It has been in existence from 9...
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Agesiles
Agesiles (or Arseiles), who reigned around 20BC-1BC, is, with Sapadbizes, one of the first identified kings of the northern Indo-European Yuezhi tribes, that had invaded the Greco-Bactrian kingdom in ...
Zeki Velidi Togan
Zeki Velidi Togan (Bashkir: Әхмәтзәки Әхмәтшаһ улы Вәлидов, Äxmätzäki Äxmätşah ulı Wälidov, Russian: Ахмет-Заки Ахметшахович Валидов, Ahmet-Zaki Ahmetshakhovich Validov, sometimes spelled as V...
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Tughlugh Timur
Tughlugh Timur Khan (also Tughluq Tömür or Tughluk Timur) (1329/30-1363) was the Khan of Moghulistan from c. 1347 and Khan of the whole Chagatai Khanate from c. 1360 until his death. He is believed to...
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Demography of Central Asia
Central Asia is a diverse land with many ethnic groups, languages, religions and tribes. This article discusses all of the above, and includes the demographics of the nations of the five former Soviet...
Begram ivories
The Begram ivories are a series of over a thousand decorative inlays, carved from ivory and bone and formerly attached to wooden furniture, excavated in the 1930s in Begram, Afghanistan. They are rare...
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Bukharai-ye-sharif
Bukhara‐ye Sharif was the first Tajik newspaper in Central Asia started on 11 March 1912 in Bukhara. The Emirate of Bukhara with its capital Bukhara and its main city Samarkand had been a Russian prot...
Heraios
Heraios (often read as Heraus, Heraos, Miaos) was a clan chief of the Kushans (reign: 1-30 CE), one of the five constituent tribes of the Yuezhi confederacy in Bactria in the early 1st century CE, rou...
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Kujula Kadphises
Kujula Kadphises, reigned (30–80 CE) (Kushan language: Κοζουλου Καδφιζου, also Κοζολα Καδαφες, Pali: Kujula Kasasa, Ancient Chinese:丘就卻, Qiujiuque) was a Kushan prince who united the Yuezhi confederat...
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Buddhamitra
Buddhamitrā (born ca. 60) was a Buddhist nun from India during the Kushan Empire. She is remembered because of dated inscriptions on images of bodhisattvas and the Buddha that she erected in three cit...