Steppes and Peoples
Lecture no. 1 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The Mongol sack on Baghdad in 1258 is often seen as the epitome of the clash between barbarian peoples of the steppes and the peoples of the civilized world. Explore this notion and hear a detailed account of the destruction, then conclude with an overview of life on the steppes and the organization of this course.