Around 1200, a Mongol clan leader named Temujin sought to unify the Mongols under his leadership. He fought and defeated his rivals one by one.
In 1206, Temujin accepted the title Genghis Khan, or “universal ruler” of the Mongol clans.
By 1225, Central Asia was under Mongol control.
Genghis Khan died in 1227—not from violence, but from illness
1260, the Mongols had divided their huge empire into four regions, or khanates
After conquering China, Kublai Khan tried to extend his rule to Japan. In 1274 and again in 1281
Kublai khan died in 1294
Nanda king claimed the throne in 321 BC
Mauryan empire expanded in 303 BC
Chandragupta began to battle seleucus
Asoka becomes king
Asoka died in 232 BC
Empires poured into India
Chandra Gupta great king of kings
Gupta became king
Chandra Gupta II came to rule
Empire fell in 535
(Little is known of Laura except that she died of the plague in 1348
In 1434, he won control of Florence’s government.
Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks—and life—are mysterious.
Third, Christian scholars in Constantinople fled to Rome with Greek manu- scripts when the Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453
His grandson, Lorenzo de Medici, came to power in 1469
Like Leonardo, Michelangelo was a Renaissance man.
Michelangelo Influenced by classical statues, Michelangelo sculpted David from 1501
The Prince (1513) by Niccolò Machiavelli (MAK
Baldassare Castiglione (KAHS