Kublai Khan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Kublai Khan Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294)
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Usage

In literature:

So when the two Venetian merchants again appeared in Peking, Kublai Khan was glad to see them.
"Famous Men of the Middle Ages" by John H. Haaren
Kublai-khan reigned supreme emperor of the Mongals from 1259 to 1294, in which last year he died at eighty years of age.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I" by Robert Kerr
So wide had been the sway of Kublai Khan.
"Medieval People" by Eileen Edna Power
Kublai Khan, Account of, i.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
It was the capital of an independent kingdom in the time of Kublai Khan and Marco Polo.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
Within was a profusion of jewels of the Orient, the gifts of Kublai Khan of Cathay.
"Journeys to Bagdad" by Charles S. Brooks
Therefore he despatched an embassy to Kublai Khan.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
So Kublai Khan assisted the two elder Polos in their business of trading, and took Marco into his service.
"Discoverers and Explorers" by Edward R. Shaw
The reigning sovereign was the famous Kublai Khan, grandson of the all-conquering Jenghis.
"The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Fiske
Kublai Khan came with his Mongol fleet, but was repulsed with loss, and branded as a felon.
"Through the Malay Archipelago" by Emily Richings
Tradition of an expedition by Kublai Khan.
"British Borneo" by W. H. Treacher
Sorely mourning her, the Persian Khan sent an embassy to the court of Kublai Khan to solicit a suitable bride for him.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
His enemies subdued, Kublai Khan in 1280 assumed complete jurisdiction as emperor of China.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Never in its history has China shown such unyielding courage as it did in its resistance to the invasion under Kublai Khan.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
In the 13th century arose the Mongol power, and Kublai Khan conquered China.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
But he was still in his teens in 1268 when there appeared in Japan envoys from Kublai Khan demanding tribute.
"The Zen Experience" by Thomas Hoover
Kublai Khan became Great Khan.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
Kublai Khan, visit of the Polos to, 3.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
Marco Polo's account of a hunt of Kublai Khan reads like a fairy tale.
"Hunting in Many Lands" by Various
On the invasion of Kublai Khan, the Hakkas distinguished themselves by their bravery on the Chinese side.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
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In news:

Was the empire established by Kublai Khan, the leader of Mongolian Borjigin clan, after Mongol conquered Jin and Southern Song Dynasty in China.
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