Genghis Khan ushered in the 13th century of a tidal wave of carnage and conquest. Yet for all of the horrors attributed to the Mongol ruler, history paints a much more nuanced portrait of a rational, progressive, and open minded leader. Yet for someone who had garnered such notoriety, Genghis Khan’s death and subsequent burial is shrouded in legend and mystery. What is the truth, and is it wise to go looking for it?
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