Shi huang di in 221 bc, king zheng of qin successfully defeated all the other warring states and 11 years, but historians disagree as to whether he was a hero for china or a villainous hero as a supreme leader, shi huang di accomplished many things to shape china. Scholars of shen zhou: qin shi huang against genghis khan scholars of shen zhou, kongming's archives' discussion forum, is an online community devoted to the chinese novel romance of the three kingdoms, the three kingdoms period of chinese history, and all related games. But, genghis khan paid more attention to wars and the expansion of territory, and qin shi huang unified the currency, word and measures while establishing centralization people widely recognized that even though genghis khan, whose military talent was strong, was very cruel. Greatest historical leaders from asia that you must know about posted by alcibiades | nov 22, 2017 first emperor of china qin shi huang: and genghis khan from his mother’s, babur was born in what is modern day uzbekistan his name meaning tiger in persian, he was destined to greatness from an early age.
10 shocking facts about genghis khan by will | history share tweet pin reddit genghis khan was the leader of the mongol empire, perhaps the mightiest in history the empire he started eventually became the largest contiguous empire in history qin shi huang: the epic life of china’s firs 10 nazis who escaped justice 10 real. Browse the latest genghis khan videos and more on historycom qin shi huang's army soldiers in china's ancient army earned rank by acquiring the heads of their enemies.
Genghis khan came about 1500 years after qin shi huang did who knows, maybe qin would have invented stirrups in those 1500 years, putting their archers on par with mongolia's as i recall, qin was (im)famous for its archers. The terracotta army is a part of a massive burial tomb built for emperor qin shi huang, the first emperor of china there are over 8,000 life size statues of soldiers buried along with the emperor there are over 8,000 life size statues of soldiers buried along with the emperor.
I'm thinking that neil macgregor character needs to pull his head out of qin shihuang's arse and read more about genghis khan genghis was the far greater man in every sense. Also, as already mentioned genghis khan came 1, 500 years after qin shi huang di genghis was military genius no doubt, but i think that the combined genius of the many military generals of china would have been more than a match for genghis if china was at its best as was the case at the time of the reign of the qin emperor.
When analyzing the efficiency of genghis khan and his mongol hordes, one must realize that at the time of the rise of the mongols, the world was much in disarray, especially china at the time of genghis, china was being ruled by the song dynasty. Civilization (series)) have long used qin shi huang and that is what i suspect what most english readers will be using to find this page the consensus to use genghis khan instead of the more academically correct chingis khan as that article's name is, to me, also instructive for this discussion.
But, genghis khan paid more attention to wars and the expansion of territory, and qin shi huang unified the currency, word and measures while establishing centralization people widely recognized that even though genghis khan, whose military. The qin shi huang tomb and his surrounding 38 square mile necropolis were built to epic scales and would contain every single detail of the emperor's luxurious life on earth - including a terracotta army to protect him - all of which he would take into the afterworld.