The Mongols have been identified for their brutality, annihilating towns that refused to surrender to their reign. The techniques the Mongols applied, such as beheading their enemies, killing about ten% of the existing population. This formed psychological terror to nearby towns causing some to surrender prior to the Mongols could use any force. The Ilkhanate fell some time right after the death of the ninth Ilkhan Abu Sa’id in 1335.…Read More