Throughout ancient years, there have been many empires that have impacted culture, politics, religion, and people. The Mongol empire and the Roman empire both had their ways of growing their empires, administering their empires, having successes and failures, and legacies. As the empires began to take shape, expand, and become more complex, they will important in the lives of people.
To administer the Mongol empire, what Genghis Khan did was set up a capital city at Karakorum. Later on Mongol aristocrats were starting to take administrative positions and commoners were starting to take sedentary jobs. When Genghis Khan died, the land was distributed between his sons and the land was divided in four parts called khanates. Khan’s grandson named Khubilai Khan established the Yuan dynasty and completed the conquest of the Song. The Mongols would use the civil service exams for government jobs and use Confucianism as their religious state ethics.
To administer the Roman empire, Octavian would rule certain provinces and he would select legates to gov...
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- The Roman Empire lasted from 201 BC to 476 AD and conquered many lands bordering them, including Mediterranean and covered all of western Europe and half of Britain. On the other hand, the Mongol empire lasted from 1206 AD to 1386 AD and conquered much of Russia, Islam, and many of the Slavic peoples. Their conquests were swift and brutal, often leaving thousands dead behind them and successfully becoming the civilization who had conquered the most land. Although both of the two empires were highly successful, but in my opinion, the Roman empire was more successful because they lasted much longer, was ruled by many successful and powerful leaders such as Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great... [tags: Compare and Contrast, Early Civilizations]
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- The Roman Empire was in existence from “approximately 753 BCE with its founding by Romulus till it’s fall in 476 CE.” (class notes). The Roman military is considered the most powerful and successful in the history of mankind. Rome’s army would become the standard bearer of a successful fighting force for centuries that followed it’s demise. To say that romans excelled at the art of warfare would without doubt be considered true. The Roman military is the first professional army ever assembled.... [tags: Genghis Khan, Mongol Empire, Mongols, Soldier]
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