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Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact' - BBC News - 0 views

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    Holds wine from Greece.
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How Ancient Trade Changed the World - 2 views

  • When the first civilizations did begin trading with each other about five thousand years ago, however, many of them got rich…and fast.
  • human interaction, bringing cross-cultural contact to a whole new level
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      When groups trade products, they also trade ideas. Cultural diffusion occurs and new ideas spread. Trade is good for change.
  • self-sufficiency
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  • A farmer could now trade grain for meat, or milk for a pot, at the local market, which was seldom too far away.
  • where the climate and natural resources produced different things.
  • but was lucrative for the middlemen willing to make the journey.
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      We will discuss the middle man during the Renaissance.
  • luxury goods like spices, textiles and precious metals.
  • Cities that were rich in these commodities became financially rich, too, satiating the appetites of other surrounding regions for jewelry, fancy robes and imported delicacies.
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      If you have the resources others want...you become very rich!!! Supply and Demand in action.
  • linking cultures for the first time in history.
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      What good things came from this linking? What bad things happened from this linking?
  • By the second millennium BC, former backwater island Cyprus had become a major Mediterranean player by ferrying its vast copper resources to the Near East and Egypt, regions wealthy due to their own natural resources such as papyrus and wool. Phoenicia, famous for its seafaring expertise, hawked its valuable cedar wood and linens dyes all over the Mediterranean. China prospered by trading jade, spices and later, silk. Britain shared its abundance of tin.
  • another was by sea
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      Rome will change that! The Roads connect cities and make travel faster.
  • Cities grew up in the fertile basins on the borders of those rivers and then expanded by using their watery highways to import and export goods.
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The Silk Road: Connecting the ancient world through trade - Shannon Harris Castelo - Yo... - 0 views

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    This film explains the trade route of the silk road.
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    This film explains the trade route of the silk road.
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The deadly irony of gunpowder - Eric Rosado - YouTube - 0 views

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    This film explains how gun powder changed the world
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Ancient Greek Colonization and Trade and their Influence on Greek Art | Thematic Essay ... - 1 views

  • Trading stations played an important role as the furthest outposts of Greek culture. Here, Greek goods, such as pottery (2009.529), bronze, silver and gold vessels, olive oil, wine, and textiles, were exchanged for luxury items and exotic raw materials
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    What the Greeks traded with other colonies
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Greek Civilization in Beijing Museum -- china.org.cn - 0 views

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    How Greece traded with China along the silk road. 
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