Confidential File: Mission A7-2: Temujin’s Canque

Key Player Biographies

Marco Polo
Mosaic of Marco Polo displayed in the Palazzo Doria-Tursi, in Genoa, Italy
Temujin (Genghis Khan)
From album (paint and ink on silk) in National Palace Museum in Taipei


  • 1271, Venice Italy
    Marco Polo leaving Venice on his journey to China, 1338. Color lithograph reproductioin of a manuscript: Bod. Misc. 264 — ALAMY
  • 1177, Onon River, Mongolia
    Upper Onon River, Mongolia – Near Genghis Khan birthplace CC BY-SA 3.0
    Onon River, Mongolia (discovermongolia)

Mongolian Items

Furs/Clothing; Shea Farrell
John Thomson – Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library


Genghis Khan’s Empire
User:Astrokey44 – Based on the freely licenced Image:Genghis khan empire at his death.png using information from maps of the Mongol Empire in atlases and on the web such as [1][2][3][4][5]. Made in Photoshop and Painter.Map showing changes in borders of the Mongol Empire from founding by Genghis Khan in 1206, Genghis Khan’s death in 1227 to the rule of Kublai Khan (1260–1294). (Uses modern day borders)   Mongol Empire By 1294 the empire had split into:  Golden Horde   Chagatai Khanate   Ilkhanate   Yuan Dynasty (Great Khanate) CC BY-SA 3.0