Rise and Fall of Empires in Central Asia

Statue of Timur in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The Silk Road and the Central Asian region have long been the crossroads of empires, and the plaything of numerous conquerors throughout history. Only in the 13th century would it be united under the rule of the Mongol Empire, the largest contiguous empire in history. but this would not last for long.

The Mongol Empire disintegrated into several autonomous khanates by the 14th century. The…

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