De Helden Van Arnout. Belgium 2016

Arnout Hauben's amazing adventures retraces the historical route of William of Rubruck who in 1254 visited Kharakhorum and was given audience to the great Munkh Khan.

William was a missionary of the Louis IX and was set out to convert Tatars into Christianity to gain supporters for their fights with Musilim world. William of Rubruck was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. His account is one of the masterpieces of medieval geographical documentary literature. In May 1254, during his stay among the Mongols, William entered into a famous competition at the Mongol court, as the khan encouraged a formal debate between the Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims, to determine which faith was correct, as determined by three judges, one from each faith.