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3 08, 2017

Late medieval Hungary

By |2019-10-10T07:19:35-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

Late medieval Hungary: Mongols kill Hungarians at the Battle of Mohi (1241 AD) The Mongols invade Hungary Hungary fell on hard times in 1241 AD, when the Mongols invaded Eastern Europe from Central Asia. The Mongols brought with them a new invention -  gunpowder from China. Earlier history of Hungary Who were the Mongols? Who invented gunpowder? All our [...]

25 07, 2017

Ottoman Turks – Medieval Islamic history

By |2017-07-25T10:41:41-07:00July 25th, 2017|History, Islam|0 Comments

Sultan Mehmed II (by the Venetian painter Gentile Bellini, 1479 AD) After the old Seljuk kingdom in Anatolia (Turkey) fell apart, one of these Seljuks, a man named Osman, started in 1299 AD to build a new kingdom - the Ottoman Empire. At this time, the Byzantine Empire was very weak from the Fourth Crusade. In 1347 AD, the Black Death weakened the [...]