Which figures of history do you think aren't deserving of the praise they get?
Overrated people of history thread.
Her forebears must have just thatched roofs all day in the Middle Ages.
Maybe our collective expertise would hint at why they're overrated as opposed to your knee-jerk contrarian attitude?
Lately, this guy and his troop.
It's not like he and his people were absolutely irrelevant, on the contrary. But it just seems like some scholars and pseudo-intellectuals are overreacting to the relative lack of/negative attention the mongols got in western historiography.
If you inherit a world-conquering army from your dad, the worst thing you could possibly do is use it.