Silk Road Essay

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  • The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    was possible to create a road that connected the Mediterranean countries to the Chinese countries by way of Mesopotamia and Central Asian. Basically with all these countries trading with and long distances these trading routes begin to link from the Mediterranean to Central Asia and part of East Asia best becoming known as the Silk Road which in those times was used by many countries starting with the Parthians a ruling Dynasty from Iran. Furthermore while the Silk Road progress many countries begin

  • The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    going to start in South and Southeast Asia. There was one road also known as a route that ran from China to India and the name of that road was the Silk Road. Along the Silk Road is where lots of networking and trades took place. The Silk Road established during the Han Dynasty of China, which linked the regions of the ancient world in commerce. Looking at the name Silk Road, we get the idea of what was mainly up for trade along the road. Silk being the main trade between China and the west, it was

  • The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    more useful than that of the Silk Road. It was a network of trade, employing travelers to trek across the world to buy and sell goods along the eastern hemisphere. This constant web of bartering and trading led to societies becoming more intertwined and connected with one another, creating a large social and economic trades. Throughout 500 BCE - 1000 CE, the eastern hemisphere experienced a series of changes and continuities directly from the emergence of the Silk Road. The eastern hemisphere societies

  • Silk Road

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    The Silk Road was a trade network the connected the East to the West on the Eurasian continent. This trade included both overland and maritime routes. The central Asian kingdoms and peoples became the nexus point for much of this trade which lasted from the 3rd century B.C.E. to the 15th century C.E. Many products and other cultural expressions moved along the Silk Road and diffused among various kingdoms along it. In breaking down and separating the patterns of interaction that occurred along the

  • The Silk Road

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    The Silk Road The Han Dynasty brought much peace and prosperity to the people of China. During this Dynasty, there was a great feat of economic advancement. A massive trade route existed that went through China’s roughly 9.5 million square kilometers and passed through the Middle East then into Europe. The incredible route passed through rough terrain and deserts, including the desolate Gobi Desert. It was available to the merchants who were willing to brave the great distance from China to Europe

  • The Silk Road

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    The Silk Road united China and the Roman Empire economically, but the territories and cities in-between the two empires truly were the backbone of the Silk Road. The webbed trade routes had a strong impact that they lasted for over 1000 years. The greatness of both nations and their accomplishments economically are astonishing and have changed the history of the world through culture, war, disease, religion, and technology. Culturally the spread of languages and major religions in the world today

  • Disadvantages And Disadvantages Of The Silk Road And The Silk Road

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    flourished. However, there are advantages and disadvantages that go along with it. The Silk Roads flourished as it was major trade-routes across Eurasia where luxury goods such as silk was traded. However, the communication across the trade route resulted in diseases spreading and many deaths. “ Smallpox and measles devastated the populations of both empires, contributing to their political collapse”(323) The Silk Road connected the Roman Empire to the Han Dynasty, however with the communication of the

  • Silk Road Or Steppe Roads : The Silk Roads In World History

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    article “Silk Roads or Steppe Roads? The Silk Roads in World History," published in the eleventh edition of the Journal of World History, in the spring of 2000 by the University of Hawaii Press. Christian points out that trans-ecological exchanges are not fully appreciated and recognized in conventional historiography about the Silk Roads; he believes they should be—since they play an important role in the expansion of the roads in the North and were apart of the flourishing of the Silk Roads. In David’s

  • The Silk Road and the Internet

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    Silk Road and the Internet Inside every working anarchy there's an Old Boy Network. The internet is a great and popular invention that has changed, developed and improved today’s society. Yo-Yo Ma, once described the famous historical Silk Road as the ‘Internet of Antiquity’ meaning, the ancient internet, how and why would Yo-Yo Ma come to such a theory, the Silk Road and the internet may not have existed during the same period of time but there are similarities and difference to prove Yo-Yo Ma’s

  • Silk Road Paragraph

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    Kaeli Spurlock Intro to Humanities Ms. Gil October 9th, 2017 The Silk Road The Silk Road was a network of different types of routes that connected the ancient world to social dealing between people. This massive trade route stretched 4,350 miles long with 2,485 miles being in China, which is the main reason why most traders were not able to travel the entire length of it. The Silk Road began as a trade route in the Han Dynasty of 207 BC, expanded further in 114 BC, and was continually used until