Genghis Khan wasted no time at all in taking advantage of their divine stature

Genghis Khan wasted no time at all in taking advantage of their divine stature

Major Conquests

While religious motivation inspired their armies, the Mongols were probably driven just as much by ecological circumstances. Food and resources were becoming scarce because the populace expanded. In 1207, he led their armies contrary to the kingdom of Xi Xia and, after 2 yrs, forced it to surrender. In 1211, Genghis Khan’s armies hit the Jin Dynasty in north Asia, lured perhaps not because of the great towns’ artistic and medical miracles, but instead the rice that is seemingly endless and simple pickings of wealth. (more…)