THE SILK ROUTE
The Silk Route was a collection of traditional trade routes that connected the Eastern and Western worlds 2nd century BC 14th century AD
The original Silk Route was established during the Han Dynasty by Zhang Quian.
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Die Seidenstrabe NDISCHER OZEAN Trade through the silk route played a major role in the development of the civilizations of Japan, China, Korea, India, the Horn of Africa, Arabia and Europe. This also resulted in the establishment of political and economic relations between these civilizations. Ferdinand Van Richthofen
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People learned more about each other's religion, language and ideas.
People learned more about each other's religion, language and ideas. These interactions also contributed to the development of science, technology, literature the arts and other fields of study.
People learned more about each other's religion, language and ideas. These interactions also contributed to the development of science, technology, literature the arts and other fields of study. Interactions along the Silk Route also resulted in the emergence of irrigation systems and the printing press
The Silk Route was instrumental in spreading Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and other religions all through the regions covered by the route