Silk Road

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  • Zhang Zeduan's Qingming Festival

    Qingming Festival is the masterpiece of Zhang Zeduan who is a painting artist in the Song Dynasty. The painting vividly captures the thriving life of people from Bianjing (Kaifeng), capital of the Song Dynasty. The entire painting was painted in hand scroll format, deployed the method of scatter perspective mapping, and bringing in varied landscape and numerous human characters all dressed differently. Moreover, with the development of a population of more than one million, it was really a…

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  • Marco Polo Thesis

    Venetian home to China along the Silk Roads. In China, he worked for one of the most powerful leaders in his time, Kublai Khan. This gave him a firsthand experience with one of Europe’s powerful leaders. His travels were later recorded into a book called the, II Milione, which gave Europeans insight of the world beyond them. His book inspired other Europeans to travel to unknown lands. Marco Polo is important due to his travels from his home to China along the Silk Roads, working for China’s…

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  • Effects Of Mongol Rule On Central Asia

    Mongol rule between 1200 and 1500 CE has had great impact on Central Asia and on China however, China has been left with a greater and longer lasting impression left by the Mongols because of the relative proximity between the two empires. The Mongols throughout the ages have wreaked havoc and created an empire that was vast and continuous and within their empire they encompassed people of all backgrounds and cultures, which would at some points make it hard to control the masses, but an open…

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  • Caravanning Essay

    INTRODUCTION Historically a caravan is a group of people traveling together, often on a trade expedition. Caravans were used mainly in desert areas and throughout the Silk Road, where traveling in groups aided in defence against bandits as well as helping to improve economies of scale in trade. Presently a caravan is a vehicle equipped for living in, typically towed by a car and used for holidays. Why Caravanning ? You don't have to be active or outgoing to go caravanning. Simply enjoying the…

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  • Observation In College Preparation

    Observation 3 Often, a college preparation process can mean acquiring many material things. Generally, how you go about preparing depends on whether a student plan to attend a technical school, community college or a four year university. The supplies needed may change depending on what higher education institution one pursues. When leaving for college, students want any and everything that they can get for their dorm or apartment. Most students don’t look at what is a needed, but more about…

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  • Why Is Chivalry Still Alive

    they speak to each other. During the middle ages in England it was a dangerous place. At first it was a very isolated place until later it became more connected to the established global trade along the Silk Roads. The increase in trade connected Europe to places along the Silk Roads. This was initiated by non-Christian merchants. These non-Christian merchants were known as Jews and Muslims who lived in the Middle East at this time. Jewish merchants were very well known at this time…

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  • Compare And Contrast Classical Empires

    KEY CONCEPT 2.2 An empire can be defined as a large collection of people across a large range of land that live under a common rule. Empires have long trade routes on land and coastline as well as taxes imposed on their people. Religion was also enforced and attacks from barbarians could be found. Governments included systems of central and local in order to maintain order along with armies in order to defend borders and keep peace. Classical empires encompassed a fewer number of people than…

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  • Mali And Silk Road Similarities

    lasting on the Silk Road with their history, geography and trade. There were more differences than similarities between the two. Things such as geography are obviously different but there is more to it like history and trading. The Silk Road started at 200 bc while Mali was founded before 1000 ad. The Silk Road traded slaves, spices, cloth, and other goods. Mali traded gold mainly but other goods as well. A clear difference is, the history of both the Silk Road and Mali. The Silk Road started…

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  • Diary Entry On The Silk Road

    to start out on a journey on the silk road. First i need to buy some supplies from my hometown beygin. First I will buy some silk pants and some weapons for some self protection. Next I will buy a silk banner ,a silk shirt ,and a glass plate. I also need to buy a sword and a bow and some arrows for protection or trading. The last thing I need to buy is a horse to carry my goods from point a to point b quicker. After i buy my horse I will set out to the silk road from my home town beygin. I have…

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  • Fall Of The Han And Roman Empire

    funds for defense and trouble finding patriotic soldiers. As well, a notable group of invaders in China were the Xiongnu who even created the Sino-Xiongnu Wars between 133 BCE to 89 CE. The Chinese and the Xiongnu fought in an important area of the silk road: the western regions of China. Han ended victoriously, but the win almost demolished their government. Most of the Xiongnu went and joined other nomadic people; some joined the Huns which would invaded Rome. Attila, a warrior-king, formed a…

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