I. Forged twice, first in 500 BC and again in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the Silk Road has enriched culture for 2500 years. Exploration of the Taklimakan desert's edges was first spurred by the Han Dynasty's desperation to defend itself from the Xiongnu. Thousands of years later, European empires saw the trade potential Chinese leaders had seen previously. Archeologists made the perilous journeys of Silk Road traders and began to uncover ancient manuscripts, all the while keeping their own record that very closely paralleled those which they discovered.
Hernando and his men came to North America searching for gold. Fruitlessly, they scoured the greater portion of the southeast United States. Hernando spent his first north American winter near Tallahassee, Florida. He, then, travelled to Georgia, the Carolina’s, and Tennessee, conquering natives all of the way. When De Soto went to Alabama, he was injured in a fight with the
Marco Polo is an Italian merchant, explorer and writer from wealthy merchant family. In 1271, Marco Polo set off for the voyage to Asia with his father and uncle, and during this adventure, he passed though China and met with Kublai Khan, a Mongol ruler, who found the Yuan Dynasty China. After he made a great fortune, he returned to his homeland, Venice, in 1295, but during this time, Venice was at war with Republic of Genoa. Unfortunately, Marco Polo was captured in the war and imprisoned. He spent several months of his imprisonment writing a detailed documentation of his travel with his inmate, Rustichello da Pisa.
The Silk Road was more expansive, had a lot more cultural diffusion, and caused many deaths . Even though the Silk Road and the Mediterranean Sea Trade Complex were both very influential, the Silk Road’s influence expanded wider than the Mediterranean Sea trade Complex’s. The Silk Road was much larger than the Mediterranean Sea
The biggest collection is in Delhi, because of Stein, and in the British Museum, in Berlin, due to Von Le Coq. The Silk Road is also known for bringing cultures and people together. Traders had to learn new languages of countries they travelled through and sold to in order for them to communicate and sell or make a deal successfully. The cultural exchange was growing so big that people or travellers took chances and went onto the silk road to take part in this exchange that was happening between countries along this route. Because arts, science and literature was exchanging among these
Xuanzang spend a large portion of his life translating Buddhist scriptures, some that were Mahayana. Champa rice was a strong rice plant. This kind of rice was fast growing and drought resistant. Champa rice grew by the Yangtze River, where the Song dynasty was
Marco Polo (1254-1324) was a Born to a merchant family in Venice he was believed to have Travelled across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire. His first expedition began at the age of 17 with his father Niccolo and uncle Maffeo, they travelled overland along what became known as the Silk Road. Which had led them to reaching China, Marco Polo entered the court of powerful Mongol ruler Khubilai Khan of the Yuan Dynasty, who had sent him on expeditions to help administer the realm. Marco Polo remained abroad of the Mongol empire for 24 years. He was not the first European to explore China his father and uncle, among others, had already been there.
During the first century C.E through the thirteenth century C.E, the silk road was a network of trade routes that stretched from Eastern Mediterranean to Central Asia and from Central Asia to China. In breaking down the patterns of interaction that occurred along the Silk Road from 1 C.E to 1299 C.E, one can conclude that it was the constant change in the participants engaged in the interaction due to the rise and fall of empires and the changing in the creation of various inventions that impacted trade relations. Despite these changes, the spread of religion remained continuous and the value of silk. At the start of the first century C.E, Chinese goods including silk and lacquerware, were being sent to the eastern part of the Roman Empire.
China has many different attractions you can visit, one of the most popular being The Great Wall of China one of the most iconic symbols of china and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Great Wall is the longest wall in the world, it spans all the way from China’s western frontier to the East coast totalling about 6000km, another being the Terracotta Army in Xi’an, the hundreds of very detailed life-sized models before being discovered in 1974 were underground for at