A Mongol leader, Temujin unified the Mongols. He fought and defeated his rivals one by one.
Temujin new title is Genghis Khan, which means “universal ruler” of the Mongol clan.
Genghis Invades the North
Genghis invades Jin Empire, this lead to more attention to Islamic region west of Mongolia.
Mongols under control
The Mongols took over Central Asia.
The death of Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan died in 1227 from an illness. His successor continued to make the empire grow
The Mongols divided there empire into 4 regions. A descendant of Genghis ruled each empire region.
Marco Polo traveled the Silk Roads with his uncle and brother. They arrived at Kublai Khan’s court in 1275
Great Khan sent fleets against Japan. Each time this happened the Japanese turned back the Mongol fleets.
Kublai Khan death
The Yuan Dynasty was overthrown and began to fade after Kublai khan's death.
More and more people started to enter india.Greeks,
Persians, and Central Asians all entered.
Asoka died in 232. The empire failed and could no longer hold itself
Asoka became king of the empire. He followed Chandragupta’s ways.
Chandragupta’s son took the throne. He ruled for about 32 years until Chandragupta’s son came along.
Mauryan Empire stretched to over 2,000 miles.
Gupta took the title of Great King of Kings after his marriage
Chandragupta to the throne and killed the king. This is when the Mauryan Empire began.
Chandra Gupta II
375 - 415
The rule of Chandra Gupta II lasted from 375 to 415.
The empire ended. The Huns and other central Asian nomads invaded.
Timer and lame destroyed Delhi
Timur destroys Delhi
Timur the lamb destroys Delhi. But was eventually rebuilt
Babur inherited a kingdom
Babur inherited a kingdom in the area that is now Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Babur was the general.he led 12,000 troops went against an army
Babur built an army
Babur was a brilliant general.he led 12,000 troops to a battle were he was out maned and he won
1556 - 1605
Akbar stared ruling India. He lasted from 1556 to 1605.
1556 - 1605
Babur's grandson was called Akbar, which means “Great.” Akbar cer- tainly lived up to his name, ruling India with wisdom and tolerance. Akbar recognized military power as the root of his strength.
Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39 while giving birth to her 14th child. To enshrine his wife’s memory, he ordered that a tomb be built “as beautiful as she was beautiful.” Fine white marble and fabulous jewels were gathered from many parts of Asia.
Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39 when she was giving birth
Shah Jahan became ill I. 1657. His sons fought for the throne
Shah Jahan became ill
All was not well in the royal court either. When Shah Jahun became ill in 1657, his four sons scrambled for the throne. The third son, Aurangzeb
1658 - 1707
Aurangzeb took the throne an ruled the Mughal empire
1658 - 1707
A master at military building and an aggressive empire. When he ruled, he expanded the Mughal holdings to their greatest size.
Laura was expected to die from the plague
Cosimo de Medici
1434 - 1464
Cosimo de Medici ruled Florence Italy, then died in 1464.
Leonardo da Vinci
1452 - 1519
Leonardo da Vinci was a talented man and died in 1519
Christian scholars in Constantinople fled to Rome with Greek manu- scripts when the Turks conquered Constantinople
Donatello’s statue was created of a boy.
Lorenzo de Medici
Lorenzo de Medici, grandson of Cosimo de Medici started ruling.
1475 - 1564
A Renaissance man that was very intelligent and talented
Baldassare Castiglione wrote a book called The Courtier.