- The author talks about not going to war for war's sake. You go to war to win and the only thing that counts is the material riches gained.
- He creates a society that is based on loyalty and merit.
- Written years after the death of Genghis Khan
- It is the oldest surviving literary work in the Mongolian-language. (Wikipedia)
Genghis Khan's Organization of His Army
- He put into place someone of the clan and not necessarily a family member. This was a change from past tradition.
- Lighting Effect
- Lake Effect - waves of assault
- Chisel Effect
Parallels to stories in the Old Testament - Page 32-33
- Temujin does not know what to do and he goes out to the sacred mountain, Burkhan Khaldun. He spent three days of prayer while in hiding.
Parallels to the Native Americans
- The anda relationship between Temujin and Jamuka.
Mughal Composite Bow and Horse Archery - History Channel video about the construction and differences between the longbow and the composite bow.