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nation of Satan that poured out like devils from Tartarus so that they are rightly called Tartars. From an early age, Genghis was forced to contend with the brutality of life on the Mongolian Steppe. Food shortages became a problem, and the Jin army ended up killing tens of thousands of its own peasants. Yet he did not exhaust his people.
China needed the products of the steppe to a the American Legend lesser extent, but they could not ignore the presence of the nomadic barbarians and were forever preoccupied with resisting encroachment by one means or another. City after city was stormed, the inhabitants massacred or forced to serve as advance troops for the Mongols against their own people. Nor, again, were the Mongol invasions a unique event. The tomb is most likely on or around a Mongolian mountain called Burkhan Khaldun, but to this day its precise location is unknown. The nomads needed some of the staple products of the south and coveted its luxuries. Caliph 's capital at Baghdad, met with defeat at the hands of the Egyptian. Against the Jurchens the Mongols had an advantage in diet, which included a lot of meat, milk and yogurt, and they could miss a day or two of eating better than Jurchen soldiers, who ate grains.