Silk Route

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

Linxia City - History
... 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 ... Xia took 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 all three cities important ...
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 experienced for the first time ... received international attention through the Silk Roads." Cultural interactions patronized often by powerful emperors, such as Kanishka, led to development of art due to introduction of a rich variety of ...
Safavid Dynasty - Economy - Foreign Trade and The Silk Route
... The Portuguese 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 ... Company to finally expel them from the 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
... 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 ... of most of the ancient sites along the Silk Route, which Marco Polo was supposed to have passed ... old time splendor of the cities on the silk route to their present physical and political conditions, and thereby illustrates the changes ...

Famous quotes containing the words route and/or silk:

    no arranged terror: no forcing of image, plan,
    or thought:
    no propaganda, no humbling of reality to precept:
    terror pervades but is not arranged, all possibilities
    of escape open: no route shut,
    Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)

    A single strand of silk does not make a thread, nor a single tree a forest.
    Chinese proverb.