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Title Place Names from "The Road to Hell" in Peter Frankopan's "The Silk Roads"
ID / label 1487 / frankopanchp9
Description Place Names from Chapter Nine, "The Road to Hell" in Peter Frankopan's "The Silk Roads." This chapter details the Mongols under the leadership of Genghis Khan and their introduction to Egypt and the Middle East. The place names in this chapter reflect the Mongols' presence in China and Central Asia but also extend as far as Russia, the Korean peninsula, and Cairo. The chapter closes the narrative on the Crusades by detailing Mongol victories in what was once the Christain Holy Land, as European leaders set their sights elsewhere.
# Records 76
Timespan earliest: 1200; latest: 1300
Source(s) Frankopan, Peter. "The Road to Hell" in The Silk Roads: A New History of the World. New York: Vintage Books, 2017, 154-170.
Last modified 09 May 2024
WHG Permalink http://whgazetteer.org/datasets/1487
Creator(s) None
Contributors Louise Matthews
Citation None. Place Names from "The Road to Hell" in Peter Frankopan's "The Silk Roads". [Data file, last modified 09 May 2024]. Retrieved from http://whgazetteer.org/datasets/1487, 19 May 2024

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