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What were some of the major trade routes during the 1500s?

What were some of the major trade routes during the 1500s?

Major Trade Routes of the 1500’s.

  • Triangular Trade Route.
  • Trans-Saharan Route.
  • Western European sea and river trade.
  • Northern European links with the Black Sea.
  • Maritime routes across the Indian Ocean.
  • South China Sea and lands of Southeast Asia.
  • Middle Passage.
  • What areas were connected by the trade routes?

    Silk Road, also called Silk Route, ancient trade route, linking China with the West, that carried goods and ideas between the two great civilizations of Rome and China. Silk went westward, and wools, gold, and silver went east. China also received Nestorian Christianity and Buddhism (from India) via the Silk Road.

    Are there any maps of medieval trade routes?

    The map above is probably the most detailed map of Medieval Trade Routes in Europe, Asia and Africa in the 11th and 12th centuries you can find online. It includes major and minor locations, major and minor routes, sea routes, canals and roads. Even before modern times the Afro-Eurasian world was already well connected.

    Are there any maps of the Celtic trade route?

    Some researchers have attempted in the past to make Celtic trade route maps, but the works by archaeologists is still providing new information. Celtic items were discovered in the Middle East, while ancient Egyptian jewels were unearthed in Ireland. More surprises are expected in the near future.

    What was the borders of Europe in 1500?

    Today’s borders are largely a product of the end of World World 2 and the Cold War. Yetkinler has this to say about his map: This is a map of Europe in the year 1500, created for the subreddit /r/empirepowers. Not all states on the map could be labelled, because then the Holy Roman Empire (outlined in red) would be a mess.

    Who are the authors of ancient trade routes?

    Tacitus, Diodorus Siculus, Caesar, Polybias, and Strabo wrote about it. These ancient texts have really helped researchers to find archaeological evidence of trade routes.