Uzbeks – Uzbekistan and Central Asian History

By |2019-08-08T15:43:08-07:00May 31st, 2017|Central Asia, History|

Uzbek ruler in his yurt (1509, probably at Samarkand, in Uzbekistan) The Uzbek empire After the collapse of the Mongol Timur's empire in the 1400s AD, many smaller states replaced the one big empire of the Middle Ages. One of the most powerful was the Uzbek empire of Bukhara, north of the Caspian Sea. [...]