Silk Roads

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  • Top row: Perfume, jewels, rhubarbNext Row: Spices, medicineBottom Row: Saffron, glass, bronze
  • The Plague
  • Gunpowder, fireworks.
  • Printing
  • Compass
  • Astrolabe for measuring latitude.
  • Silk Roads

    1. 1. World History<br />Mr. Boyer<br />The Silk Roads<br />
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    3. 3. The Silk Road (or Silk Routes) is an extensive interconnected network of<br />routes for trade that connect Asia with the Middle East and Europe.<br />
    4. 4. The Silk Road was an important path for trade and for cultural diffusion. Missionaries and traders, soldiers and travelers crossed these routes exchanging products like silk and other fabrics, spices, perfume, saffron, medicines, glassware, and agricultural products.<br />They spread religions and technology and … plague..<br />
    5. 5. Silk Thread<br />
    6. 6. S<br />Saffron, perfume, rhubarb<br />Spices, medicine, jewels<br />Glassware, bronze work<br />
    7. 7. Plague<br />
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    15. 15. Buddhism<br />Art<br />Technology<br />Cultural exchanges on the Silk Road<br />
    16. 16. Gunpowder and Fireworks<br />
    17. 17. Printing<br />
    18. 18. Compass<br />
    19. 19. Astrolabe<br />
    20. 20. ????????????<br />How do you think trade affected relations between the nations involved? Why?<br />

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