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Journeys on the Silk Road

a desert explorer, Buddha"s secret library, and the unearthing of the world"s oldest printed book

by Joyce Morgan

  • 335 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East and West,
  • Buddhism,
  • Buddhist literature,
  • Trade routes,
  • Western civilization,
  • Tripiṭaka,
  • Influence,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoyce Morgan and Conrad Walters
    ContributionsWalters, Conrad
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB251 .M6375 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25384648M
    ISBN 109780762782970
    LC Control Number2012026262

    Silk Road Journeys While the days of camel convoys are long gone, the legacy of the Silk Road lives on today – in the stone caravanserais of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, the bustling bazaars and mosques of Turkey and Iran, and in the diverse ethnic groups of northern China. Journeys on the Silk Road: A Desert Explorer, Buddha%E2%80%99s Secret Library, and the Unearthing of the World%E2%80%99s Oldest Printed Book. Routes for Silk Road. Beijing - Istanbul. The complete Silk Road journey from China to Istanbul is a mammoth trip across several countries thousands of kilometres and centuries of history one of the most evocative and memorable travel experiences in the world. Journeys on the Silk Road A Desert Explorer, Buddha's Secret Library, and the Unearthing of the World's Oldest Printed Book (Book): Morgan, Joyce: When a Chinese monk broke into a hidden cave in , he uncovered one of the world's great literary secrets: a time capsule from the ancient Silk Road. Inside, scrolls were piled from floor to ceiling, undisturbed for a thousand years.


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ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at .The ebook trade route known as the Silk Road transported far more than precious fabrics.

From its start in the third century B.C. until the 16th century, it was the source of cultural exchange.