Essays Tagged: "Silk Road"

Geographic factors and how they effect ways of life.

r, the mountains remained snowy. In this climate mulberry leaves flourished. The Chinese found that silk worms fed on the leaves of mulberry plants. Later, the Chinese found the cocoon of the silk wor ... Later, the Chinese found the cocoon of the silk worm made a beautiful soft material that is called silk. One of China?s lead selling items became silk. It came in different sizes, colors, and texture ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The developement of the silk road during the Han Dynasty.

IntroductionThe Silk Road was a huge complex trading network made up of many small sub networks. It was used to tran ... and the commodities that were traded, it is possible to see what stimulated the development of the Silk Road. It is important to look at the civilizations involved because a strong economy is require ... y power to protect their goods.The IndiansIndia is another major civilization which participated in Silk Road trade and traded extensively with the Chinese and the Romans. One of the main reasons why ...

(11 pages) 138 0 4.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

7,000 Miles - A Story Of a Young Mans Travels on the Silk Route

on, and the word 'route', represents not the story of a route, but the story of my journey upon the silk route.'There is substance between marks plotted upon a map, there is a journey, and there is li ... tern lands and cultures, and the East.China's resources are prized in western countries, especially silk. "China donated much knowledge along the silk route: paper, gunpowder, printing and civilisatio ...

(6 pages) 32 1 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The Influence of Chinese Culture on Buddhism

Chinese Culture on BuddhismBuddhism was originally developed in India and brought to China over the silk road, and later to some extent through southeast Asia around the first century A.D.. This was d ...

(6 pages) 182 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Silk Road (100 BC - 500 CE)

The Silk Road (100 BC - 500 CE)Silk is one of the most ancient commodities that was traded along the Sil ... odities that was traded along the Silk Road, and is still used in most every part of the world. The Silk Road carried very significant products that most humans in the present day cannot live without. ... ht closer together through creative commercial and cultural exchanges that still continue today.The Silk Road was not jus one route but many routes, roads, and paths that headed in an east-west direct ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ping Yao - Information on Economic Patterns, Geographic Influences, Art and Architecture, Religion and Values, and Social and Political Organization of this Ancient Chinese City

:Xi'an served as an important pivot and center in ancient foreign economy and culture exchange. The Silk Road began in Chang'an. This road connected the eastern with the western part of the world.Soci ...

(1 pages) 27 0 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Tang Dynasty

ang Taizong, the Tang dynasty literally put Ancient China on the map. With the construction of the "silk road" the Tang dynasty enabled trade from East Asia to the Mediterranean. This enabled gold, gl ... m East Asia to the Mediterranean. This enabled gold, glass and ivory to move into Asia. In addition silk, porcelain, jade and bronze moved towards Rome. This appears to be the first known organized ro ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Music of the silk road

has been one of the most important cultural forces to promote the dissemination of music along the Silk Road. Members of Islamic Su. orders, who have traditionally welcomed the use of music, chant, a ... atkha), and South Siberia (chatkhan or chatagan).Highly flexible, instruments that traveled the Silk Road lent themselves to many kinds of music besides that of the culture of their origin. This f ...

(2 pages) 50 1 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Japanese Culture and it's relation to Buddhism

f this time consisted primarily of an integration of Chinese and Indian thought during trade on the Silk road. When the Japanese aristocrats first encountered Buddhism they were intrigued, but not uni ...

(6 pages) 91 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Globalization

e been buying from and selling to each other in lands at great distances, such as through the famed Silk Road across Central Asia that connected China and Europe during the Middle Ages. Likewise, for ... a under the Han dynasty, and consolidates cultural links across the Eurasian Steppe into India. The silk road was founded.* 650-850: the expansion of Islam from the western Mediterranean to India* 960 ...

(38 pages) 2262 2 4.9 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Global Domination by Europe before the Nineteenth Century

r growing global supply and demand market. From the early days of the overland caravans such as the Silk Road to China, sea routes and the Spanish Galleons to Manila, the shipment of slaves and the tr ...

(9 pages) 65 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Buddhism – History Philosophy and Ideas -

500 BCE in India, spread since the 200s over China. Reason for this dispersion can be found in the silk road. This road was a famous road for merchants and had influence even to Japan and Korea.Bu ...

(17 pages) 232 0 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Global Domination of Europe before the Nineteenth Century

r growing global supply and demand market. From the early days of the overland caravans such as the Silk Road to China, sea routes and the Spanish Galleons to Manila, the shipment of slaves and the tr ...

(9 pages) 32 1 3.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Regional Metropolis: Constantinople and Tenochtitlan

ome. It also had well-to-do houses and markets. Constantinople was in the center for trading on the Silk Road. It also had a great defense system because the city was surrounded by water. The city had ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Han Dynasty         During the 426-year span of the Han dynasty

ed areas south of the Yangtze River and parts in present day Vietnam. During Wu Di's rule, came the Silk Road, around 100 BC. The Silk Road was a 4000-mile long trade route, named for the silk that wa ...

(3 pages) 898 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Acient China Timeline

6 BC)Stable governments were a feature of the Han dynasty. It created the civil service system. The Silk Road was built. The y brought the teachings of Confucius back to bring respect back to china.Li ...

(2 pages) 833 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Chinese Dynastic Cycle

s surfaced. The Han dynasty lifted the harsh laws left over from the Quin, continued to work on the Silk Road and began to focus not on the Great Wall, but centering all attention to stabilizing the g ...

(2 pages) 2500 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay about The Silk Road

The Silk Road is not a road at all it was a means of trade and travel. It is a giant web of cross roads ... roads and stops that offered a network of markets and places of trade scattered all over Asia. The Silk Road has different routes that lead to China, India, parts of Europe and everywhere in between. ... 4. Marco Polo was probably one of the most famous out of all of the explorers ever to travel on the Silk Road. He traveled throughout out Asia for a total of twenty four years. He traveled farther the ...

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Buddhist Monuments In The Horyu-Ji Area Year 11 Ancient History Assessment Task III World Heritage Site Study

ating at the 8th century and inside it contains statues from the same period. Influences from the “Silk Road” are visible here on structures, statues, carvings and paintings. The “Silk Road” being ... te are of the great importance to Japan's history, culture and religion. They display ties to the “Silk Road”, show the introduction of Buddhism from China through Korea and how these events influen ...

(6 pages) 12 0 4.3 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Technology And Organisations

ing from as well as selling to each other in lands at huge detachment, such as throughout the famed Silk Road across Central Asia that associated China and Europe all through the Middle Ages. Similarl ...

(12 pages) 40 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science