He was a merchant of Venice which was a popular seaport during the 13th century in Europe. Archer (2011) explained, "The three travellers started from the coast of Syria, and made their way through Armenia and Persia to the famous city of Baghdad"(p.18). They crossed multiple cities of great repute including Kashgar, Khotan, and Yarkand which were also popular trading centers of that period. They even crossed the Gobi desert and reached China to meet Kublai Khan, a Mongol Emperor. He later wrote a book that includes vivid descriptions of the distant lands.
Then the white porcelain was delivered to imperial court to paint falangcai enamel, and later it goes to craftsman to inscribe poem and finally apply iron-red seal and reign mark at the base of artifact. From the complex making procedures, it could infer that the well organized bureaucratic systems and advanced technique developed. The use of porcelain to make wares is very common in China tradition. The most well known place is Jingdezhen because of its rich natural
The wealth of the Emperor was essential to the journey and its grandness. It took years and involved the work of thousands, but in 1324 Mansa Musa began his one year pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, thus becoming the first ruler in West Africa to make the four thousand mile journey. The caravan assembled in the city of Niani from where the journey began. His entourage included tens of thousands of soldiers, civilians and slaves, five hundred heralds bearing gold staffs and dressed in fine silks, and many camels and horse bearing an abundance of gold bars. The caravan stretched as far as the eye could see.
The Babylonian Empire was one of the most powerful states in the entire ancient world. Its success lied within the government structure and agriculture. Babylonia was always a great center of culture and trade, where cultural diffusion occurred. Due to the prosperity of the empire, it attracted merchants and traders from afar to share their ideas and products. The Babylonian Empire’s government structure and the policies that the rulers put forth affected the culture, economy, and lifestyle of its people.
What is the most beautiful piece of architecture you have seen before? Rome has some of the most beautiful and detailed architectural buildings. Many of these were built long ago, this includes the Circus Maximus. 599 BC - 500 BC the Circus Maximus was first laid out. The Circus Maximus has been used for multiple uses through out the years.
As well as silk, gunpowder and paper was also a huge deal on the culture back then, these products were also invented by the Chinese during the times of Han Dynasty. The demand of silk was especially high in Rome, Greece and Egypt. Except of products like silk and spices, the exchange of religion, culture, art, language, science, philosophy and architecture, was also greatly valued. The end of the silk road forced traders to take the sea in order for their business to keep going. This started the Age of Discovery (1453-1660 CE), which was the beginning of a global community.
Chinese Culture is as diverse as the history of this world, it is said that Chinese are one of the most ancient nations of this dynamic earth. Revolutions and evolutions both have a great impact on the history of planet as well as the nations related to it, evolution effected most the middle-kingdom “ZHONGGUO”. In aspect of lodging, travelling, feeding, clothing etc. but the most progressive manner seen is in clothing the fashion and style transformed like a magic for whole world and has a great impact on Chinese culture. This paper formulates a new paradigm, combining with Chinese traditional Han costumes and modern fashion, this paper expounds the relationship from the aspects of fashion styles, garment structure, patterns, fabrics, etc.
This includes the marketing efforts of competitors. After a brand is honestly a luxury brand, its picture cannot be tarnished by others. When a brand has appeared as a luxury brand, it will be the foremost factor affecting the perceptions of consumers. For example, a Rolex discern, being described as a luxury discern brand, will not unexpectedly halt because of a marketing power by Citizen. This is because Rolex is a luxury brand.
India has frequently been quoted as the subsequent China as global luxury brands go in the marketplace to benefit from the monetary gains of a desire economy. Luxury has conventionally been bought and flaunted in the mega metropolises of Delhi and Mumbai. Though, the luxury radar nowadays includes pockets of customers that go beyond the metropolitan cities. The Indian understanding of luxury demands that the luxury brand celebrates the benefits of Indian heritage. Whether it is the sarees by Hermès or the bandhgala by Canali, Indian luxury customers favor a mixture of western and eastern
A lot of people in the world has Italy, for their dream destination. One of the reasons is that they actually have about 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from ancient buildings to innumerable ancient culture artifacts to beautiful churches. It is like every wall and every street you walk to in Italy, has been a part of history, and that it what makes it even more enchanting. One of the best things to check out while in Italy is the churches. Italy is also the home of the capital of the Catholic Church, which is Rome.