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The Mongols and the Rise of Genghis Khan

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Years that Changed History: 1215

The Mongols and the Rise of Genghis Khan

Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

The rise of Genghis Khan is an amazing, unbelievable story. How did a low-ranking man from the Mongolian steppes rise up to be one of the greatest military leaders the world has ever seen? In this lecture, Professor Armstrong surveys the dazzling rise of Genghis Khan, outlines his military strategy, and surveys his conquests across Asia.


July 13, 2019