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By E. N. Anderson, Paul D. Buell

Paul D. Buell, Ph.D. (1977) in background, college of Washington, Seattle, is Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter on the Horst-Grtz-Stiftungs-Institut, Berlin. He has released widely at the heritage of the Mongols together with an ancient Dictionary of the Mongol global Empire (Scarecrow, 2003). E. N. Anderson, Ph.D. (1967) in Anthropology, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, collage of California, Riverside. a expert in ethnobiology and human ecology with broad box paintings, he's the writer of Floating global misplaced (University Press of the South 2007).Charles Perry, B.A. (1964) in center East Languages, college of California, Berkeley, is a Los Angeles-based author focusing on the foodstuff heritage of the Islamic global. His writings contain Medieval Arab Cookery (Prospect, 2000), with A.J. Arberry and Maxime Rodinson.

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Mongols were able to unite more of the earth’s surface under a contiguous political authority than has any other empire, before or since, and were relatively effective in ruling it. The writ of qan Möngke, for example, at the time of his death, after another impulse of Mongol expansion, was recognized in nearly all of Russia, in Seljuq Anatolia, in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, parts of northern India, Siberia, Mongolia, Tibet, Manchuria, North China, Southwest China, and parts of Vietnam. Under such conditions, international trade moved far more easily under Mongol protection than it had in centuries.

And in a certain place in this hall where the Great Kaan has his table, there is a pot of fine gold which contains easily as much wine as a large cask. 51And the wine is drawn from there with handleless 51 Compare Rubruck’s description (in Wyngaert, 1929: 276–7) of qan Möngke’s fountain of beverages: Mangu himself has a great court at Caracarum near the walls of the town. It is closed off by a brick wall, just as priories of monks [are closed off] among us. There is a large palace there in which Mangu holds his drinking parties twice a year, once around Easter when he passes by there, and once in the summer when he returns.

And these are people from foreign countries who bear foreign things. And in a certain place in this hall where the Great Kaan has his table, there is a pot of fine gold which contains easily as much wine as a large cask. 51And the wine is drawn from there with handleless 51 Compare Rubruck’s description (in Wyngaert, 1929: 276–7) of qan Möngke’s fountain of beverages: Mangu himself has a great court at Caracarum near the walls of the town. It is closed off by a brick wall, just as priories of monks [are closed off] among us.

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