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Introduction - Han Dynasty Silk Road Facts

One of the most interesting facts about the Han Dynasty is that it was during this period that the trade routes called the Silk Road (also called Silk Route) were established. Named for the Chinese silk trade, which utilized these routes, the Silk Road had great historic significance. Starting with the Han Dynasty the Silk Road facilitated trade between China and numerous ancient civilizations, including Rome, and enabled the exchange of ideas and knowledge between them. Below you will find lists of information about where these routes were, when they were established, and how they were used.

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