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Monday March 14th 2011


‘Nomads’ Archives

Folk Songs

Mongolian music is a reaction to their surroundings and life. Caring for a baby provokes melody. Seeing a calf being rejected, its mother is convinced to return by singing. Seeing white gers spread across the green pasture inspires a proud melody. Traveling a long way on horseback, riding sets a pace, the pace delivers rhyme, and here again the [...]

Genghis as a Great Khan

The most iconic of all Mongolians, grand khan  Genghis (or Chinggis in Mongolian) was the great Mongolian leader and warrior. Born in 1162, Genghis, through sheer will, united the diverse Mongol tribes and established the Great Mongol State. His empire was one of the largest the world had ever seen. His political leadership was forward-thinking [...]

Ger Furniture

The furniture in a ger is made to be not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing. Many a ger will contain furniture painted bright shades of orange, blue, pink and white and will usually stand out inside the ger. The space inside a ger is usually quite limited, and this lack of space limits the size of most of the furniture.Most visitors [...]

Yurt-Ger Structure

The oldest complete yurt yet discovered was found in a 13th century grave in the Khentei Mountains. The majority of Mongolian people are still living in yurts. Piano Carpini, an Italian missioner wrote 7 centuries ago that “The Mongols build giant tents; once a red tent accommodated 2000 people”. The Mongolian yurt consists of two main parts: [...]

Hun’s Yurt

According to scientists, Yurt has an origin when nomadic and hunter tribes separated from each others. By the end of 19th century almost 100 ethnic were using Yurt around the world. Some of them still use Yurt even today. They are some republics of former Soviet Union such as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Khalimag, Tuva, [...]

Cultural Education and Foreign Relations of Mongol Empire

Among nomads, the Mongol Empire did not emphasize the importance of ethnicity and race in the administrative realm, instead adopting an approach grounded in meritocracy. However meritocracy was not used with Genghis Khan and his family. The Mongol Empire was one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse empires in history. Because of its [...]

Yurt History

Yurt is one type of the human housing. Scientists consider that separation between nomadic herder tribes and hunter tribes was the main reason of the origin of Yurt. Most scientists who made studies on yurt hardly tried to reveal differences and similarities of demands of use yurt, traditional features of people who lived in yurt, their relations [...]

Caves in Mongolia

Around 2 million years ago apes slowly began to leave trees and made their first attempt to live on the land. I, 2 million years later their next generations or first humans began using stone tools in order to make nests and caves. Ancient humans didn't understand the reality of natural disasters such as earthquake, thunder, strong winds and [...]

Assembling Ger-Yurt

It is important to select a good site that has good, dry soil. The surface of the ground must be even. Before the floor is laid the soil must be shoveled in order to loosen and even it out. Mongolians always put up their yurts with the door facing south. By doing this they can use the roof ring, along with the sun to effectively tell [...]

Great Khans

The history of civilizations is created by peoples and nations. The contribution made by Mongolian people to the civilization of mankind is significant, but mysterious. Both western and oriental scholars recognize the mysterious nature of the issues involved. How a united Mongolian empire emerged out of the blue in the 13th century to establish a [...]

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