Presentation on theme: "Potential Silk Road Questions"— Presentation transcript:
1Potential Silk Road Questions Analyze continuities and changes in trade networks and cross cultural encounters between 200 CE and 800 CE in one of the following regions.East AsiaMiddle EastEurope
2Potential Silk Road Questions Analyze similarities and differences between the response to commerce and cross-cultural interactions in any two of these areas between 400 CE and 900 CE.
3Potential Silk Road Questions Analyze similarities and differences between the diffusion of Buddhism from its origins to 700 CE and the diffusion of Christianity from its origins to 700 CE. Be sure to discuss how each religion gained followers as it diffused.
11C is the only statement that is not true of both religions C is the only statement that is not true of both religions. Buddha presented himself as an enlightened teacher, though later some worshipped him. Christians didn’t universally accept the divinity of Jesus until after his death.
15B: knowledge of currents and wind patterns accumulated in both trading regions. Knowledge of Monsoon patters enabled the trade routes in the eastern Indian Ocean to develop in the classical period. Navigational tools spread amongst Arab, Asian, and European societies.
17B: Diffusion of technology and science generally accompanied the growth of Afro-Eurasian trade during this period. Mathematical innovations like zero and the decimal system originated in South Asia and spread to the Middle East where they were adopted and spread to Europe.