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The Response of the West to the Mongol Invasion: 1241-1242

The Response of the West to the Mongol Invasion: 1241-1242

Paper by Attila Bárány

Given at The Mongols in Central Europe: The Profile and Impact of their Thirteenth-Century Invasions conference, on November 26, 2020

Excerpt: I  will be investigating first of all mainly Germany and the German territories in Italy – not France and England. I have been doing researches regarding the participation of France and England – mainly England and Edward I, the King of England in the late 13th century, but for the present time I will be concentrating on the year, mainly 1241, and I’m trying to gather now the news of the reports, also that reads Germany and the western part of Germany, the Rhinelands, The Netherlands and Low Countries provinces, and also a take a look at what kinds of information was transferred, in what ways, through what kind of channels.

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Attila Barany is Professor of History at the University of Debrecen in Hungary. Click here to view his Academia.edu page.


You can see more papers from the conference The Mongols in Central Europe: The Profile and Impact of their Thirteenth-Century Invasions on their Youtube page.

Top Image: By Qiushufang / Wikimedia Commons

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