The Silk Road
By: Shelby Weber
What is the Silk Road?
It was 4,000 mile long trade route.
Archaeologists have found few ancient Silk Road bridges, gates, or paving stones like those along Rome’s Appian Way.
not a real road at any point or time
They referred to the different sections of the road as the “Road to Samarkand” (or whatever the next major city was)
How The Silk Road has Impacted us
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