Silk roadsonly

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Silk roadsonly

  1. 1.  
  2. 2.  During the Han dynasty, only the Chinese knew how to make silk. Desired luxury item Roads linking China to Eurasian were built to trade silk One of the first global trading networks
  3. 3.  Cities sprouted up around the trail. Goods leaving China: silk, paper, jade, pottery Goods coming to China: sesame seeds, oil, metals, precious stones, Central Asian horses
  4. 4.  Silk Roads also brought ideas and customs to and from China (cultural diffusion) During the Han dynasty, Buddhist missionaries from India brought Buddhism to China Buddhism gained many followers after the fall of the Han. Why?

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