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Zvezda 8076 Mongols Golden Horde Scala 1/72

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Zvezda 8076 Mongols Golden Horde Scala 1/72

Zvezda 8076 Mongols Golden Horde 1/72 Scale, plastic assembly kit. The Golden Horde, also known as Kipchat Khanate, is a state created on the western borders of Genghis Khan's empire by his grandson Batu Khan around 1240. The capital of the state was initially Sarai-Batu and later Sarai-Berke. At the height of its development, in the mid-14th century, the Golden Horde included large areas of modern-day Ukraine, southern and central Russia, and Kazakhstan. It is worth adding that the term "Golden Horde" first appeared in Russian sources from the 16th century. Previously, the name Ulus Jochi was used to describe this country. Obviously, such a large country required considerable armed forces. As with the Mongol army, the armed forces of the Golden Horde consisted mainly of light and heavy cavalry. It was based on its high mobility and movement speed and on the battlefield the aim was to surprise and flank the enemy. The mobilization potential of the Golden Horde probably amounted to tens of thousands of warriors. For example, it is assumed that in the Battle of Kulikowo Pole in 1380, Khan Mamaj could lead about 30-40 thousand soldiers. warriors, although there are also much larger numbers in this regard. However, during the battle on the Vorskla River in 1399, the Golden Horde probably issued from 70 to 90 thousand. people.