Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. Map: Expansion of the Mongol Empire, 1219-1280
  • Genealogical charts of the four major Khanates
  • Mongol lifestyle. Grigor of Akanc, history of the nation of the Archers
  • John of Plano Carpini, mission to Asia
  • Marignolli's recollections of eastern travel
  • Kirakos of Ganjak, on the Mongols
  • Life and conquests of Chinggis Khan. The secret history of the Mongols
  • Rashid al-Din, compendium of chronicles
  • The secret history of the Mongols
  • Juvaini, the history of the world conqueror
  • The travels of Ibn Battuta
  • Rashid al-Din, compendium of chronicles
  • Changchun, the travels of an alchemist
  • Expansion of the Mongol empire. Chronicle of Novgorod
  • Grigor of Akanc, history of the nation of the Archers
  • Marco Polo, the description of the world
  • Rashid al-Din, compendium of chronicles
  • Baybars I of Egypt
  • The letter of the Great Khan Güyüg to Pope Innocent IV
  • Mongol rule. Rashid al-Din, compendium of chronicles
  • Marco Polo, the description of the world
  • Anonymous, portrait of Khubilai Khan (visual source)
  • Liu Guandao, Khubilai Khan on a hunt (visual source)
  • Yuanshi
  • Chŏng In-ji, Koryŏ sa
  • 'Phags-pa lama, Prince Jin-gim's Textbook of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Francesco Balducci Pegolotti, Cathay and the way thither
  • Marco Polo, the description of the world
  • Zhou Daguan, a record of Cambodia
  • E.A. Wallis Budge, the monks of Kublai Khan, Emperor of China
  • Collapse of the Mongol empire. Juvaini, the history of the world conqueror
  • Rashid al-Din, compendium of chronicles.