What impact did the Mongols have on the development of Europe and Asia?  

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Europeans feared and loathed the Mongols and their inevitable excursions west. Despite the contemporary sense of doom that was felt, the Mongol excursions into eastern Europe had a profound effect on the future of both Europe and Asia. The Mongol conquest of eastern Europe brought about a period of peace that has been dubbed by historians as the Pax Mongolica. Tribes of people that were...

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