Nicola Di Cosmo

Through a study of the tree-ring record of archaic logs from Mongolia's Orkhon Valley, Nicola Di Cosmo , Luce Foundation Professor in East Asian Studies in the School of Historical Studies, and collaborators revealed a drought that lasted nearly seven decades. The dominant civilization...
Why did the victorious Mongol army suddenly retreat from Central Europe in 1242? Using data analysis of tree rings and historical documents, a study by Nicola Di Cosmo , Luce Foundation Professor in East Asian Studies in the School of Historical Studies, suggests that...