Cite the significance of the trans-Eurasian "silk roads" in the period of the Han Dynasty and Roman Empire and their locations.

Silk Roads

How did the establishment of the Silk Road increase trade, the spread of Buddhism, and the connections between China and other regions of Afroeurasia? Download Primary Source Set: Silk Roads

In this set students analyze primary sources as evidence of three important aspects of the Silk Roads during the earliest years of their operation, from approximately 50 BCE to 500 CE: the existence of multiple roads, particularly the sea route; the formation of the overland Silk Road from the conflict between