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๐Ÿ”— Subutai โ€“ Primary military strategist of Genghis Khan

๐Ÿ”— Biography ๐Ÿ”— Russia ๐Ÿ”— Military history ๐Ÿ”— China ๐Ÿ”— Military history/Military biography ๐Ÿ”— Central Asia ๐Ÿ”— Russia/Russian, Soviet, and CIS military history ๐Ÿ”— Russia/history of Russia ๐Ÿ”— Mongols ๐Ÿ”— Military history/Medieval warfare

Subutai (Classical Mongolian: Sรผbรผgรคtรคi or Sรผbรผ'รคtรคi; Tuvan: ะกาฏะฑัะดัะน, [sybษ›หˆdษ›j]; Modern Mongolian: ะกาฏะฑััะดัะน, Sรผbeedei. [sสŠbeหหˆdษ›]; Chinese: ้€Ÿไธๅฐ 1175โ€“1248) was an Uriankhai general, and the primary military strategist of Genghis Khan and ร–gedei Khan. He directed more than 20 campaigns in which he conquered 32 nations and won 65 pitched battles, during which he conquered or overran more territory than any other commander in history. He gained victory by means of imaginative and sophisticated strategies and routinely coordinated movements of armies that were hundreds of kilometers away from each other. He is also remembered for devising the campaign that destroyed the armies of Hungary and Poland within two days of each other, by forces over 500 kilometers apart.

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๐Ÿ”— Pax Mongolica

๐Ÿ”— History ๐Ÿ”— East Asia ๐Ÿ”— Middle Ages ๐Ÿ”— Middle Ages/History ๐Ÿ”— Mongols

The Pax Mongolica (Latin for "Mongol Peace"), less often known as Pax Tatarica ("Tatar Peace"), is a historiographical term modelled after the original phrase Pax Romana which describes the stabilizing effects of the conquests of the Mongol Empire on the social, cultural and economic life of the inhabitants of the vast Eurasian territory that the Mongols conquered in the 13th and 14th centuries. The term is used to describe the eased communication and commerce the unified administration helped to create and the period of relative peace that followed the Mongols' vast conquests.

The conquests of Genghis Khan (r. 1206โ€“1227) and his successors, spanning from Southeast Asia to Eastern Europe, effectively connected the Eastern world with the Western world. The Silk Road, connecting trade centres across Asia and Europe, came under the sole rule of the Mongol Empire. It was commonly said that "a maiden bearing a nugget of gold on her head could wander safely throughout the realm". Despite the political fragmentation of the Mongol Empire into four khanates (Yuan dynasty, Golden Horde, Chagatai Khanate and Ilkhanate), nearly a century of conquest and civil war was followed by relative stability in the early 14th century. The end of the Pax Mongolica was marked by the disintegration of the khanates and the outbreak of the Black Death in Asia which spread along trade routes to much of the world in the mid-14th century.

During this time, Mongol elements including the สผPhags-pa script made numerous appearances in western art (see Mongol elements in Western medieval art).

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๐Ÿ”— Tartar Relation

๐Ÿ”— Books ๐Ÿ”— Mongols

The Tartar Relation (Latin: Hystoria Tartarorum, "History of the Tartars") is an ethnographic report on the Mongol Empire composed by a certain C. de Bridia in Latin in 1247. It is one of the most detailed accounts of the history and customs of the Mongols to appear in Europe around that time.

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