Tag: Mongolian

Reconstructing an UlaanBaatar boot´╗┐…

A friend and I stumbled across these boots in a military antiques shop in Seattle, and recognized them as traditional Mongolian footwear from UlaanBaatar.

Names from the Secret History of the Mongols…

I compiled this list of names from my copy of The Secret History as adapted by Paul Khan, published by North Point Press, San Francisco, 1984. I intended it as a resource for the Offices of Heraldry for the SCA as well as any LARP or gaming groups that may find it useful.

The Mongolian invasions of medieval Europe…

In Mongolian warfare, deception formed a basis of battle strategy, and combined with high levels of discipline, organization and personal strength to make the Mongolian army a fierce force to be reckoned with.