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Golden Horde

The Golden Horde was a Mongol khanate (1241-1502) that invaded Russia and neighbouring regions.

Connected Sites

  • Bolgar became a centre of a separate province (or duchy) within the Golden Horde. During the period of Mongol domination Bolgar acquired immense wealth, many imposing buildings, and grew tenfold in size (wiki)
  • Cracow Conquered in 1241
  • Derbent "defined the territory ..as extending ? in breadth from Bulghar to the Iron Gate [Temür-Qahalqa or Derbent]."
  • Kazan Kremlin "Built on an ancient site, the Kazan Kremlin dates from the Muslim period of the Golden Horde and the Kazan Khanate."
  • Kunya-Urgench "In 1321, the town was annexed to the Golden Horde"
  • Novgorod "It was through talks with the Golden Horde that Alexander Nevsky prevented a Mongol raid on Novgorod."
  • Tauric Chersonese from the mid-13th century onwards the city fell victim to nomadic raids and was seized by the Golden Horde (AB ev)
  • Walled City of Baku "The city also traded with the Golden Horde,"
  • White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal "In 1262 a rebellion erupted in Suzdal, killing Mongol darughachis and tax-collectors. Only after Alexander Nevsky begged Berke not to punish the Russian people and the Vladimir-Suzdal cities agreed to send large sum of payments, the Golden Horde aborted its punitive expedition."

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