XIII century

Introduction

The map is dedicated to the history of the XIII century.

In the 13th century emerged the Mongol Empire, the largest land empire in the history of mankind. Ancient Russia is undergoing the Tatar-Mongol invasion.

In Europe, during this period of the history of the Middle Ages, crusades were carried out, the purpose of which was to capture Palestine.

The first expeditions of Europeans to the East are organized. Venetian merchant Marco Polo goes to China and describes his journey in his "Book on the Diversity of the World"

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