Temujin sought to unify the Mongols. He did this by fighting and defeating the rivals.
The union excepts the name of Genghis Khan. This also mean "universal ruler" of the Mongols.
Genghis leads the Mongols into Asia. His goal was to invade China.
Genghis launches a campaign of terror across Central Asia due to the murder of Mongol traders. The Mongols destroyed one city after another causing Central Asia to be under the Mongols control.
Genghis Khan died from illness. After his death, his successors conquered all land from Poland to China. They created the largest unified land in empire history.
They divided the land into regions of Mongolia and China, Central Asia, Persia, and Russia. A descendant if Genghis Khan ruled each region.
Marco Polo and his father and uncle traveled on the silk roads. During their travels they learned several Asia languages. Kublai Khan sent him to various Chinese cities on government missions.
The Mongols forced Koreans to build, sail, and provide provisions for the boats. This was very coastline for the Koreans. The Japanese turned back the fleets.
The Yuan Dynasty began to fade after his death. Four different Khans took the throne in an 8 year period.
Giovanni Boccaccio wrote a series of stories.
Takes control of Florence in 1434 until his death in 1464
Craftsman from Mainz.
Leonardo da Vinci's life.
The Hundred Years War ends between France and England.
Turks conquer Constantinople.
Italian artists rediscover perspective after is was abolished by the medival artists.
Take power of Florence after his grandfather Cosimo de Medici dies
Renaissance man, great painter
a French king claimed the throne of Naples in southern Italy and launched an invasion through northern Italy.
Michelangelo sculpts David.
Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa.
Erasmus writes his most famous book.
Thomas Moore wrote Utopia.
Baldassare writes a book about how to become a "Renaissance Man"
Flemish painting reached its peak due to a painting by Pieter Bruegel.
During the reign of Queen Elizabeth.
In 1592 he was living in London, writing poems and plays, about to play in the Globe Theatre.