Mongols vs Mamluks
Nicholas Morton explores the legendary clash between two major empires in the 12th and 13th centuries
The Mongols were an unstoppable force through the 12th and 13th centuries, with an empire that stretched across huge swathes of land, from China to Europe. But its territory also included much of the Near East, where one aggressive power – the Mamluks – finally put a halt to their never-ending progress. Nicholas Morton, Associate Professor in History from Nottingham Trent, explores the clash of these two major empires with David Musgrove.
Nicholas Morton is the author of The Mongol Storm: Making and Breaking Empires in the Medieval Near East (Basic Books, 2022)
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