Yuan Dynasty
The Yuan (/juːˈɑːn/) dynasty (Mongolian script: ᠶᠡᠬᠡ ᠦᠨ ᠤᠯᠤᠰ, Mongolian Cyrillic: Их Юань Улс; Chinese: 元朝; pinyin: Yuán Cháo), officially the Great Yuan (Chinese: 大元; pinyin:...
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Mongol invasions of Japan
The Mongols sent a large amphibious force at Takata Bay. At first were victorious but a typhoon named Kamikaze destroyed their fleet.
Mongol conquest of the Song Dynasty
The Mongol conquest of the Song dynasty under Kublai Khan (r. 1260–1294) was the final step for the Mongols to rule the whole of China. It is also considered the Mongol Empire's last great military ac...
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Kublai Khan
Kublai Khan (/ˈkuːblaɪ ˈkɑːn/; Mongolian: Хубилай хаан, ᠬᠦᠪᠢᠯᠠᠢ ᠬᠠᠭᠠᠨ Xubilaĭ xaan; Middle Mongolian: Qubilai Qaγan, "King Qubilai"; September 23, 1215 – February 18, 1294), born Kublai (...
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Chao (currency)
The chao (simplified Chinese: 钞; traditional Chinese: 鈔; pinyin: chāo) was the official banknote of the Yuan dynasty in China. Unlike the earlier paper money such as jiaozi, it was the fir...
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Yuan poetry
Yuan poetry refers to those types or styles of poetry particularly associated with the era of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), in China. Although the poetic forms of past literature were continued, the Y...
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Northern Yuan Dynasty
The Post-Imperial Mongolia (official name: Khalkha Mongolian: Mongol Uls, lit. Mongolian state or State of Mongolia) refers to Mongolia after the fall of Mongol Yuan dynasty in China in 1368...
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Chinese expeditions to Sri Lanka
The Mongol Yuan Empire dispatched an expedition in 1284 to Sri Lanka. Kublai Khan ordered the voyage with the objective of seizing the tooth of Buddha, one of the most holy relics of Buddhism. Aboard ...
Mongol conquest of Western Xia
The Mongol conquest of Western Xia was a series of conflicts between the Mongol Empire and the Western Xia dynasty, also known as Xi-Xia, the Tangut Empire, or Minya. Hoping to gain both plunder and a...
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History of the Ming Dynasty
The Ming dynasty (1368–1644), founded by the peasant rebel leader Zhu Yuanzhang (known posthumously as Emperor Taizu), was an imperial dynasty of China. It was the successor to the Yuan dynasty and th...
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Zhongyuan Yinyun
Zhongyuan Yinyun (simplified Chinese: 中原音韵; traditional Chinese: 中原音韻; pinyin: Zhōngyuán Yīnyùn), literally meaning "Rhymes of the central plain", is a rime book from the Yuan dynasty comp...
History of Liao
The History of Liao, or Liao Shi (simplified Chinese: 辽史; traditional Chinese: 遼史; pinyin: Liáo Shǐ) is a Chinese historical book compiled officially by the Mongol Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)...
Mongol invasion of Java
In 1293, Kublai Khan, the Great Khan of the Mongol Empire and the founder of the Yuan dynasty, sent a large invasion fleet to Java with 20,000 to 30,000 soldiers. This was a punitive expedition agains...
Mongol conquest of the Jin Dynasty
The Mongol conquest of the Jin dynasty (Chinese: 蒙金戰爭), also known as the Mongol-Jin War, lasted over 23 years and the Jin dynasty finally fell in 1234, the year that the Mongol Empire had claimed...
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Mongol - Jin Dynasty War
The Mongol conquest of the Jin dynasty (Chinese: 蒙金戰爭), also known as the Mongol-Jin War, lasted over 23 years and the Jin dynasty finally fell in 1234, the year that the Mongol Empire had claimed...
Ilkhanate
The Ilkhanate, also spelled Il-khanate (Persian: ایلخانان‎, Ilkhanan; Mongolian: Хүлэгийн улс, Hulagu-yn Ulus), was a breakaway state of the Mongol Empire, which was ruled by the Mongol...
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Xanadu
Xanadu may refer to:
Taiji (Mongol title)
Taiji is the title of the nobility among the Mongols from the 16th century. (It is not be confused with taishi, which was always given to non-royal blood nobles.) The title originated from Chinese tai...
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Battle of Yamen
The naval Battle of Yamen (simplified Chinese: 崖门战役; traditional Chinese: 厓門戰役) (also known as the Naval Battle of Mount Ya; simplified Chinese: 崖山海战; traditional Chinese: 厓山海戰) took p...
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Wu Zhen
Wu Zhen (simplified Chinese: 吴镇; traditional Chinese: 吳鎮; pinyin: Wú Zhèn) (1280-1354 C.E.) was a painter born in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, during the Yuan dynasty of China, one of the s...
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Zhang Zhong (Taoist)
Zhang Zhong (Chinese: 張中; Wade–Giles: Chang Chong, courtesy name 景華, fl. 14th century) was a Taoist mystic.A native of Linchuan in Jiangxi, he was fond of study in his youth, yet failed to tak...
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Shi Nai'an
Shi Nai'an (Chinese: 施耐庵; pinyin: Shī Nài'ān, ca. 1296–1372), was a Chinese writer from Suzhou. Water Margin, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature, is attributed ...
Islam during the Yuan Dynasty
The establishment of the Yuan dynasty in China had dramatically increased the amount of Muslims in China. Foreigners in China were given an elevated status in the hierarchy of the new regime. The impa...
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Four Oirats
The Four Oirat (Dorben Oirad), Alliance of the Four Oirat tribes or the Oirat confederation (Oirads; Mongolian: Дөрвөн Ойрад; in the past, also Eleuths) was the confederation of the Oirat tribe...
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