Examples of steppe in the following topics:
- The Mongol Empire began in the Central Asian steppes and lasted throughout the 13th and 14th centuries.
- This route allowed commodities such as silk, pepper, cinnamon, precious stones, linen, and leather goods to travel between Europe, the Steppe, India, and China.
- Emperor Wu repelled the invading barbarians (the Xiongnu, or Huns, a
nomadic-pastoralist warrior people from the Eurasian steppe) and roughly doubled
the size of the empire, claiming lands that included Korea, Manchuria, and even
part of Turkistan.
- It postulates that people of a so-called Kurgan Culture, a grouping of
the Yamna or Pit Grave culture and its predecessors, of the Pontic Steppe were the speakers of the Proto-Indo-European language.
- According to this theory, these
nomadic pastoralists expanded throughout
the Pontic-Caspian steppe and into Eastern Europe by early 3000 BCE.
- Genghis Khan united the Mongol and Turkic tribes of the steppes and became Great Khan in 1206.
- Khublai evoked his public image as a sage emperor by following the rituals of Confucian propriety and ancestor veneration, while simultaneously retaining his roots as a leader from the steppes.
- Even more dangerous than the Normans was a new enemy from the steppe: the Turks.
- By 1260, the armies of the Mongol Empire had swept across and outward from the Asian steppes.
- Afterward, the Mongols turned their attention to the steppe, crushing various tribes and sacking Crimea to the west.
- These invaders originated on the steppes of central
Asia and were unified under the infamous warrior and leader Genghis
- It took a number of months before the Khan retreated back to
- Emperor Wu repelled the invading barbarians (the Xiongnu, or Huns, a nomadic-pastoralist warrior people from the Eurasian steppe), and roughly doubled the size of the empire, claiming lands that included Korea, Manchuria, and even part of Turkistan.