Genghis Khan: Part One

I could not use my flash in the exhibit or take video of the performers.  This is why some of the pictures are semi-blurry and most are darker than normal.

How do you actually pronounce the ruler of Mongolia’s name?

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Genghis Khan’s empire and influence through the years.

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The ruler, himself, as a replica bronze statue.

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Genghis Khan was a warrior and statesman.

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Not everyone thought highly of Genghis Khan including a few of his own people.

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  Size perspective of Genghis Khan’s empire.

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You better bring your passport if you want to travel.

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Capital life in Karakorum was the place to be during Khan’s reign.

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Buddhism, Shamanism, Islamic, and Christian faiths were found in Mongolia.

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Genghis Khan and his descendants in wooden sculpture.

Chagadei (second son of Genghis Khan), Khaishi (second son of Ogudei who is Genghis Khan’s son), Wife of Khaishi, and Oruz (oldest son of Kaidu)

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Nazama, Turandot, and Kaidu

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Nazama is the wife of Kaidu from the Yuan Dynasty in 1300.
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Kaidu (Moon King) 5th and Last Khan of Mongol Empire from Yuan Dynasty in 1300.  He lived from 1241 to 1301 AD.
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Turandot (Moonlight or the All-White Princess) and daughter of Kaidu and Nazama.  She lived from 1260 to 1306 AD.

Enduring elements from Mongolian culture.

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Quotes from Genghis Khan exhibit.

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Concepts and items brought to you by Genghis Khan that exist today.

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Tsam masks and artwork honoring Genghis Khan and Mongolia.

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Genghis Khan 818 years later in 2018.

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Live performances by a Mongolian musician who played the horse head fiddle (I don’t remember his name) who flew in from Mongolia and Zana Gankhuyag (managed to find him on the Internet).  Zana did two different dances. One was a dance focused on happiness and the other was an interpretation of a man taming a wild horse.  They performed three times each day, five days a week.

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Continue to part two of swords and battle.

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