Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Köse Dağ (1243)

As the Mongols pushed west, into the area we now call the Middle East, they began to run into previous Central Asia peoples who had already made that migration and established their own kingdoms in the region. One of those peoples was of course the ex-slave soldiers who created the Mamluk dynasty in Egypt and… Continue reading Today in Middle Eastern history: the Battle of Köse Dağ (1243)