Before One Belt One Road: How Zoroastrian merchants helped create the old Silk Route

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***Weekend Ideafest Series: Shaping the Ancient Silk Road***

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Courtesy of the British Museum

           If you want to understand the building of the “new Silk Road” or “One Belt One Road” you need to know more than a little about the shaping over the centuries of the original Silk Road–or Jade Road as it began. The trade routes from China to the Mediterranean and beyond have a long and complex history. This essay about the role of ancient Persia and the Zoroastrian merchants is a great place to begin.

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Source: Before One Belt One Road: How Zoroastrian merchants helped create the old Silk Route

Courtesy of the British Museum

Courtesy of the Compact for Compassion

The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Long History of the Silk Road!

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About ReginaMJKyle

Regina MJ Kyle is a former teacher, university professor, and dean. She recently established The Creative Apothecary as the successor to the Kyle Group through which she worked for 30 years. Her past work has focused on innovation and entrepreneurship in education, the arts, and community development. She is currently writing on a book on creativity in our lives and communities. Originally from Massachusetts, she has lived in England, Dallas, Washington DC, Louisville, Cambridge, and Boston.

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