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Maritime Silk Road
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Maritime Silk Road

Maritime Silk Road refers to sea routes of the Silk Road through which China and foreigh countries carried cut communication,trade and cultural exchanges in ancient times. Maritime Silk Road first commenced during Eastern Zhou Period.Prior to the Tang Dynasty,Maritime Silk Road was only a supplement ...

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The Decline of the Silk Road
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The Decline of the Silk Road

With the advancement of shipbuilding and marine technology, more and more Europeans attempted to travel to the East by the sea. In 1498, a Portuguese navigator D.Gama discovered the Indian Ocean route, thus opened up a new route on the sea. Westerners coming to China via the sea route increased grad...

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The Development of Silk Road
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The Development of Silk Road

The Han dynasty Silk Road starts from Chang’an and divides into two route after passing the Hexi Corridor. The southern route goes westwards form the Yangguguan Pass located in the southwest of Dunhuang. It then follows the northern foot of the Kunlun Mountain, passing through Khotan, Shache and ...

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The Opening of the Silk Road
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The Opening of the Silk Road

 According to records,once the Roman Emperor Julius Caesar(102B.C.-44B.C.) wore a silk gown when he was watching an opera in the theater. When kings and ministers saw the dazzling silk gown,they couldn’t stop admiring it. The rarity of silk was only changed gradually after the opening of the worl...

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