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The lost fleet of Khubilai Khan
April 17, 2009 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest blogger is Dr. James Delgado from the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. Dr. Delgado is giving a lecture at HMNS on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p. m. Dr. Delgado will be discussing Khubilai Khan’s failed naval attacks on Japan in the thirteenth century; he was part of the expedition that uncovered part of Khubilai Khan’s lost […]

Genghis Khan Invades HMNS – This Friday
February 24, 2009 · 1 Comment

Genghis Khan is back – with a vengeance. He’s popped up in a best-selling book, an award-winning movie – and now, a world premiere exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. During his life, Genghis Khan conquered more of the globe than any other man – including popular favorites Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great. […]

Genghis Khan & The Battle of Ain Jalut
February 16, 2009 · 9 Comments

Reading history never gets boring. Why make it up if one can read up on the real stuff? (There are exceptions to this, but in general I would argue that this is true). Consider the battle of Ain Jalut. The year is 1260AD. The place is in modern Israel. The combatants were the Mamluks and […]



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