The Silk Road and Central Eurasia
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Which one of the following statements does NOT describe the Tang Era?
It was a period of political instability in China.
It was a period of domestic peace that would last virtually for three centuries.
It was a period of unprecedented military and political dominance of the Asian continent.
It was a period of great material prosperity.
Who was Zhang Qian?
A military commander sent by Han emperor Wudi in two diplomatic missions to locate allies against the Xiongnu
An envoy sent by Han emperor Gao Zu in two diplomatic missions to Rome
A missionary sent by Buddhist monks to preach across the Silk Road
A farmer who successfully led a revolt against the Qin dynasty (221-206 BCE)
When were horses and camels domesticated?
ca. 8, 000 BCE
4, 000-3, 000 BCE
2, 000-3, 000 BCE
ca. 100 BCE
Under which dynasty did the Maritime Silk Road originate?
The oasis city of Khotan has long been an important strategy and trading center between China and Central Asia since the third millennium B.C. What does its name, Khotan, mean?
City of Jade
City of Silk
City of Heaven
City of Trade
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