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The Mongol Empire and the Chinggis Exchange - Great Civilizations

Tuesday September 10, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Dr. Timothy May explores the Mongol Empire, largest contiguous empire in world history. Stretching from the Sea of Japan to the Mediterranean, the Mongol Empire territory covered approximately 14 million square miles (roughly the size of Africa). While contemporaries viewed the Mongols on par with natural disasters, the apocalypse, and even the anti-christ, the level of death and destruction caused in the conquest obscures an influence and legacy that continues to shape the world today.

About Dr. Timothy May

Timothy May is Associate Dean of Arts & Letters and Professor of Central Eurasian History at the University of North Georgia. He earned his PhD in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is the author and editor of nine books on the Mongol Empire and Mongolia, including The Mongols (2019), The Mongol Empire (2018), and The Mongol Art of War (2007, 2016).

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