what is the Silk Road; why was it so important?


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The famous Silk Road was a long trade road that connected the Roman Empire with China.

It crossed through a number of important trade routes, and was used by armies to. 

This road was named "silk road" because of the lucrative trade in silk. It cut through: Cappadocia, Persia, Greece, and the Roman Empire. 

Along with trade and military purposes, it also served as a highway for exchanging ideas, science, culture and religion - a convergence of humanity.

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