Definition of Kublai khan
1. Noun. Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty and built a great capital on the site of modern Beijing where he received Marco Polo (1216-1294).
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1. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"4. The Ottoman Turks and Constantinople. § 5. Why the Mongols were not Christianized. § 5 A. kublai khan founds the Yuan Dynasty. § 5B. ..."
2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"After a couple of years, envoys came thither from kublai khan, and knowing the eagerness of the Mongol Augustus for implanting Western culture among his ..."
3. Christianity in China, Tartary and Thibet by Evariste Régis Huc (1857)
"KUBLAI-KHAN FAVOURS THE CHRISTIANS. HE SENDS THE VENETIAN BROTHERS POLO TO THE ... WHEN Kublai-Khan found Buddhism so extensively diffused among the ..."