3 episodes

History of the Silk Roads, both Maritime & Overland. Produced by an archeologist, and a fan of history!

Silk Road Talk Boustani Demandt

    • History
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

History of the Silk Roads, both Maritime & Overland. Produced by an archeologist, and a fan of history!

    Episode 3: Xiongnu - Rise of Steppe Empires

    Episode 3: Xiongnu - Rise of Steppe Empires

    The Xiongnu, pastoral nomads inhabiting the great Eurasian Steppe, were an important player in the history of the overland Silk Roads. Join us in exploring the history, lifestyle, and language of these fascinating people, who some consider to be proto-Mongols.

    • 26 min
    Episode 2: Hepu - Treasure Trove of Overseas Goods

    Episode 2: Hepu - Treasure Trove of Overseas Goods

    The opening up of the Maritime Silk Road in Hepu, an ancient trading port in Southern China. Join us in exploring a treasure trove of overseas goods found in Hepu tombs of the Han dynasty.

    • 15 min
    Episode 1: It All Started with a Horse!

    Episode 1: It All Started with a Horse!

    After a brief overview of the concept of the silk roads, we explore the history of the early silk roads through a fascinating bronze statue, and learn more about Tiānmǎ or the heavenly horses.

    • 24 min

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