Portfolio Category: Steppe Nomads

The Khans (Mongol Empire)

The Khans (Mongol Empire)

With an unmatched level of strategic genius, Chinggis Khan would move against both Northern China and the Eastern Islamic world. Leaving both civilizations stunned and millions slaughtered. In one of ...
Chronicles of the Barbarians

Chronicles of the Barbarians

This class will explore a compilation of primary sources that presents dozens of striking accounts of the exotic customs and fierce deeds of those considered barbarians by eyewitness writers from ...
Who Invented Trousers?

Who Invented Trousers?

Gender equality may have been advanced in steppe nomad tribes of antiquity where both men and women wore practical trousers, the first tailored garments created for riding horses, hunting, warfare, ...