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AP World History

Valhalla High School Bentley AP World Ch. 22

Marco Polo Marco polo (1253-1324) worked as an advisor for Kublai Khan first when he was 17. The stories of Marco Polo's travels encouraged a surge of explorers and migrants from Europe into China and the rest of Asia
Mongol-Christian Diplomacy This was an alliance with the Mongols and the Europeans against their common foes, the Muslims. The Pope decided to convert the Mongols to Christianity in the 1240's, which failed miserably. The Mongols said that the Christians should surrender, or die.
Rabban Sauma In 1827, this Nestorian Christian was sent by the Ilkhan of Persia to gain support of his planned invasion of Southwest Asia. The European Kings, Pope, and other high officials did not favor the idea.
Sufi Missionaries These Islamic mystics from about 1000 to 1500 C.E. ventured into new Islamic lands to win converts. They incisted on devotion to Allah. They spread Islam into India, SW Asia, and SubSaharan Africa.
John of Montecorvino This Roman Catholic became the Archbishop of Khanbaliq in 1307. He established Christianity in his Mongol society. Won few Asian converts
Trading Cities These cities were located in strategic positions along trade routes where merchants and travelers would come through the city. These cities provided a safe means of travel, as well as greatly boosting their respective countries economy
Christian Missionaries These Roman Catholic Christians crossed into and beyond European borders to gain new converts. In strong European countries =popular head religion. E. Mediterranean= minority faith.
Ibn Battuta This Muslim traveler was an advisor to the Sultan of Delhi. He went to areas of "inproper" Islamic practices and he attempted to set up a "proper" system in regions in Africa and India where there were few experts on the religion of Islam.
Sufi Missionaries The Sufi mystics that spread Islamic values in 1000 to 1500. They also conquered lands and converted people to their beliefs.
Christian Missionaries By the year 1000 Roman Catholic missionaries spread Christanity. They were invloved in crusades,proving this minority faith.
John of Montecorvino A Roman Catholic missionary, John of Montecorvino went to China in 1291 serving in expatriates and established Christian High Society.
Hongwu The orpaned, buddist, emperor Hongwu came into power in 1368. He was known for his millitary strength and strategies.
Mandrians Mandrains were a special class of officials sent as emissaries of central government to ensure imperial policy.
Eunuchs The Eunuchs were governmental officials that ensure imperoal policies.
Renissance Architecture Renissance Architecture was mainly inspired by Greek and Roman roots. Mostly domed buildings, large spaces, and temples.
Humanists Scholars interested in Humanities, literature, history, and moral philosophy. Greek and Latin teachings on moral law.
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