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Fun-Sized History Of How Java Defeated Kublai Khan

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Fun-Sized History Of How Java Defeated Kublai Khan

“In 1293 – Marco Polo sits idle in a Sumatran port, waiting for the trade winds to shift so he can return home to Venice.”

Then, he is told by locals of the grandest island in the world.

The Island Of Java.

He states that: “I assure that the great Kahn could never get possession of this island.”

Though the descendants of Kublai Kahn would send 1,000 ships and 20,000 soldiers, a plucky ruler would not only save Java from invasion but also give birth to the Majapahit Empire…

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