Golden Horde

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EtymologyEdit

The name Golden is believed to have come from the steppe color-direction system: black — north, blue — east, red — south, white — west, and yellow (or gold) — center. It may also refer to the colour of the Great Khan's tent, from where all power was derived.

Proper nounEdit

Golden Horde

  1. The Mongol invaders who invaded Europe in the 13th Century (1237) and were eventually stopped by Tamerlane in 1395.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wikipedia.
  • 1992 Webster's New World Encyclopedia. Prentice Hall.
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