Silk Route

Some articles on routes, silk route, route, silk:

Linxia City - History
... Throughout its history, Hezhou often was the crossing of important trade routes one of the alternative paths of the east-way Silk Route, connecting China's heartland with Central ... control of the more northerly path of the Silk Route, the more southerly Didao-Hezhou-Xining alternative path of the Silk Route may have become particularly important, making ...
Safavid Dynasty - Economy - Foreign Trade and The Silk Route
... Empire and the discovery of the trading route around the Cape of Good Hope in 1487 not only hit a death blow to Venice as a trading nation, but it also hurt the trade that was going on along the Silk Route and ... Strait of Hormuz and regain control of this trading route ... In the long term, however, the sea-born trade route was of less significance to the Persians than was the traditional Silk Route ...
In Xanadu
... and Marco Polo, along with his uncle, set out from Jerusalem on the silk route to Shang-du, to deliver a vial of the holy oil, which was rumoured to be inexhaustible, and therefore kept the lamps ... with descriptions of most of the ancient sites along the Silk Route, which Marco Polo was supposed to have passed ... The author compares the old time splendor of the cities on the silk route to their present physical and political conditions, and thereby illustrates the changes ...
Silk Route (disambiguation)
... The Silk Route is a number of trade routes across the Afro-Eurasian landmass ... Silk Route may also refer to Silk Route (band), an Indian music band ...
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 ... Buddhism as an Eastern religion received international attention through the Silk Roads." Cultural interactions patronized often by powerful emperors, such as Kanishka, led to ...

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