The Silk Road and Arab Sea Routes (11th and 12th Centuries)

Source: Adapted from Martin Jan Mansson. The Silk Road was the most enduring trade route in human history, being used for about 1,500 years. Its name is taken from the prized Chinese textile that flowed from Asia to the Middle East and Europe, although many other commodities were traded along … Continue reading The Silk Road and Arab Sea Routes (11th and 12th Centuries)