12/10/2019 (Tue) 21:36:42
>>32962>They say that pretty much everybody in Eastern Europe is descended from Genghis Khan as well.
Mongols weren't colonizers, so their influence on local population is exaggerated. They just suppressed all local opposition and put some noble local in charge to get the tribute. At least in poor non-nomadic lands like Eastern Europe in these times.
Funny that this structure with locals collecting tribute from other locals still remain and operate, although without Mongols, I guess you know what country it is about.
Also, Eastern Europe was raided by Mongols in times when only second generation of Genghis Khan kids were alive, so they weren't widespread. Of course he had strong genetic footprint, especially on some Asian populations, but saying this about Eastern Europe is too much.