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Historic Trade Routes - Predominantly Overland Routes - Silk Route
... The Silk road was one of the first trade routes to join the Eastern and the Western worlds ... According to Vadime Elisseeff (2000) "Along the Silk Roads, technology traveled, ideas were exchanged, and friendship and understanding between East and West were experienced for the first ... as an Eastern religion received international attention through the Silk Roads." Cultural interactions patronized often by powerful emperors, such as Kanishka, led to development of art due to ...

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