Silk Road

The Silk Road is actually many routes from the Roman Empire through the steppes, mountains, and deserts of Central Asia and India to China. By the Silk Road, the Romans obtained silk and other luxuries. Eastern empires traded for Roman gold, among other items. Besides the deliberate acts of trade, culture diffused throughout the area. Silk was a luxury the Romans wanted to produce for itself. In time, they discovered the carefully guarded secret.

Silk Road borders

Silk Road Solid color liners