Things I Like: The Way Back (2010 Film)

The Way Back had been on my list for quite awhile to watch but just never got around to it. I think the reason I heard of it was because Irish actress Saoirse Ronan was in it, as she is one of my favorite actresses. The movie is actually based on the supposed events ofContinue reading “Things I Like: The Way Back (2010 Film)”

Fun Fact: What Genghis Khan Did To A Man Who Shot Him With an Arrow

During a battle that Genghis Khan won, he was wounded by an arrow to the neck. After the battle, he commanded the losing side to admit who shot him even though he claimed they only shot his horse. A man named Zurgadai came forward on his own free will and confessed knowing that day couldContinue reading “Fun Fact: What Genghis Khan Did To A Man Who Shot Him With an Arrow”

(Not So) Fun Fact: When Genghis Khan Crushed The Khwarezmian Empire

Genghis Khan had initially offered the Khwarezmian Empire (which was located in the Middle East) the friendship of peace and trade with the Mongol Empire. The Mongols had a bad reputation, so their offer was turned down. Genghis Khan quickly led an invasion which destroyed the Khwarezmian Empire. Genghis Khan was not very merciful eitherContinue reading “(Not So) Fun Fact: When Genghis Khan Crushed The Khwarezmian Empire”