Mongol leader Genghis Khan was by far the greatest conqueror the
world has ever known. His empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean
to central Europe, including all of China, the Middle East, and
Russia. So how did an illiterate nomad rise to such colossal
power and subdue most of the known world, eclipsing Alexander the
Great, Julius Caesar, and Napoleon? Credited by some with paving
the way for the Renaissance, condemned by others for... more...