Case 76: Silk Road (Part 1)

Feb 10, 05:20 PM

[Part 1 of 3]

The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that started in China in the 2nd century B.C. Via a combination of roads, and sea routes, goods like silk, paper and spices were transported from the producers in Asia to markets in Europe. Eventually, it wasn’t just goods that were traded – there were also ideas, customs, religions and even diseases…

Researched and written by Victoria Dieffenbacher

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