The Mongolian Khatuns

By Katia Wright Many scholars of Mongolian history focus on the politics and warfare which resulted in an empire that stretched from Egypt to China. However, the absence of women in these discussions does not mean that Mongolia‚Äôs women, and indeed their khatuns (or queens), had little political, social, or economic power. Royal Mongolian womenContinue reading “The Mongolian Khatuns”