Southtown Star – Chicago Sun-Times: the Field Museum offers expansive ‘Genghis Khan’ exhibit

He started a rule of law that even he, the 13th century’s most powerful leader, had to abide by. He created the postal service, and he popularized pants as menswear. There’s more to the story of bloodthirsty Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan — who once supposedly defined ultimate happiness as “to scatter your enemy, to drive him before you, to see his cities reduced to ashes, to see those who love him shrouded in tears, and to gather into your bosom his wives and daughters” — than just the wrath of Khan. The life and times of the man initially named Temujin are featured in an expansive new Field Museum exhibit opening Feb. 24 and running through Sept. 3. To read the full article, click herethe Field Museum offers expansive ‘Genghis Khan’ exhibit

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