IX. Rome and the West in Chinese historiography
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Archaeological finds from the pre-Imperial period in the late second and first millennium BC, such as chariots (Shaughnessy 1988) and glass (Engle 1976), are clear indicators of the contacts between China and the West, e.g. in the Caucasus region. Additional clues pointing to such early western contacts are lo…

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von Mende, Erling, “IX. Rome and the West in Chinese historiography”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 1 : Chronologies of the Ancient World - Names, Dates and Dynasties, Edited by: Walter Eder, Johannes Renger. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps1_COM_0010>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004153202, 20061214



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