Other sources in Aramaic that shed light on the history of Aram-Damascus include two "booty inscriptions" from Eretria and Samos, and the Zakkur stele of the king Zakkur.
The Hebrew Bible gives more detailed accounts of Aram-Damascus' history, mainly in its interaction with Israel.
In addition to Emperor of China, Kublai Khan also claimed the title of Great Khan, supreme over the other successor khanates: the Chagatai, the Golden Horde, and the Ilkhanate.
As such, the Yuan was also sometimes referred to as the Empire of the Great Khan.
Under the reign of Genghis' third son, Ögedei Khan, the Mongols destroyed the weakened Jin dynasty in 1234, conquering most of northern China.
Ögedei offered his nephew Kublai a position in Xingzhou, Hebei.
Nevertheless, both terms can also refer to the khanate within the Mongol Empire directly ruled by Great Khans before the actual establishment of the Yuan dynasty by Kublai Khan in 1271.
His realm was, by this point, isolated from the other khanates and controlled most of present-day China and its surrounding areas, including modern Mongolia.In Mongolian, Dai Ön (Great Yuan) is often used in conjunction with the "Yeke Mongghul Ulus" (lit."Great Mongol State"), resulting in Dai Ön Yeke Mongghul Ulus which particularly appeared on some Yuan maps, since Yuan emperors held the nominal title of Great Khan.In official Chinese histories, the Yuan dynasty bore the Mandate of Heaven.The dynasty was established by Kublai Khan, yet he placed his grandfather Genghis Khan on the imperial records as the official founder of the dynasty as Taizu.