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This section presents a list of illustrations relevant to the discussion of the Mongol empire. The illustrations include scripts of Kamāl al-Dīn Ḥusayn, Muʿizz al-ansāb, and Muʿīn al-Dīn Naṭanzī, a painting by Rashīd al-Dīn, scripture of Kātib Chelebi - Taqwīm al-tawārīkh, a painting of Gospel - Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and a photograph of inaugural ceremony of the memorial dedicated to Genghis Khan. The book The Mongol Empire between Myth and Reality: Studies in Anthropological History presents the Mongol empire, taking the Persian Ilkhanate as principal point of reference. It reviews the perception of shamanism by Muslim authors and discusses Genghis Khan's successors and the protection of "Eternal Heaven".

Keywords: Genghis Khan; Mongol empire; Muslim authors; Persian Ilkhanate; shamanism



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