Friday, January 4, 2013

The World in 1300

University of Michigan Professor Juan Cole decided to see what the world was like in 1013. In his blog post, he outlines the main players and some of their contributions.  Here's a quick summary of what he found:  the Umayyads in Spain, the Song dynasty in China, Mahmoud of Ghazni, the Turkis Muslim conqueror, in India, and Twelver Shiism in Iran.

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