Which city of Chagatai Khanate Did Marco Polo visit on his voyage to Beijing?
It was hemmed in by other Mongol dominions ruled by branches of Genghis Khan’s descendants in three directions—the Yuan dynasty, the Il-Khanate, and the Golden Horde in Russia. The only direction for expansion was into Afghanistan and India.
…their occupation of Afghanistan, the Chagatai Mongols began to penetrate well beyond the Punjab, necessitating a comprehensive defense program for the sultanate, including the capital, Delhi, which underwent a two-month siege in 1303.
In China, the Polos were well received by Kublai khan. As Marco Polo immersed himself in Chinese culture, and was a gifted linguist, he quickly gained favor with the Great Khan. As a result, he was appointed as a special envoy of the Yuan court.
How did the cultural differences among the khanates eventually affect the empire? It eventually split it. Each khanate had a different culture, and this caused them to become more separate. Genghis’ grandson; split Mongol empire into 4 khanates- tried to conquer China and did.
Which statement correctly defines the khanates of the thirteenth century? Khanates were territories just outside of Mongolia. A tent-like home carried by the Mongols from place to place.
The khanate was established by Chagatai (1183-1242 CE), the second son of Genghis Khan (r. 1206-1227 CE). In the latter decades of their rule, the Chagatai khans notably promoted Islam, but dynastic squabbles led to the state’s split in two and their ultimate disintegration by 1363 CE.
At its height in the late 13th century, the khanate extended from the Amu Darya south of the Aral Sea to the Altai Mountains in the border of modern-day Mongolia and China, roughly corresponding to the defunct Qara Khitai Empire.
What was true of the Mongol Empire? The Mongol Empire treated all conquered peoples humanely. Mongols refused to adopt aspects of the cultures they conquered. The Mongol Empire was the largest unified land empire in history.
What was not true of women’s status during the Tang and Song periods in China?