The Iranian History Article :

Second Mongol Expedition Of Persia

G+ Google+ F Facebook


July, 1, 1251 A.D.:
Second Mongol Expedition Of Persia

By: Mir M.Hosseini

According to Mongol traditions, after Kuyuk died in 1248, a tent assembly was convened to elect Mangu as the new leader.Hulagu was assigned to a great new expedition to Persia. After making necessary preparations, Hulagu started from Karakorum in July, 1252. This was the second Mongol invasion of Iran with special instructions to exterminate the Assassins and the Caliphate. Hulagu was accompanied with Chinese engineers specialized in siege operations.New Mongol policy was giving promises and then breaking them with some pretext, this was the case of massacre of inhabitants of castles after they surrendered, even with written treaties that they should be spared.

KEY TERMS:Assassins , Caliphate , Hulagu , Iran , Karakorum , Kuyuk , Mangu , Mongol , Persia , Second

More About The Iranian History

Periods of the Iranian/Persian History by Dynasties

Happy Summer Sale

Home About us / Contact    Products    Services    Iranian History Today    Top Iran Links    Iranian B2B Web Directory    Historical Glossary
Copyright @ 2004-2016 All Rights Iranian