Contacts between China and Central Asia in the spiritual sphere in the I millennium

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The article investigates the forms, ways and the results of contacts between China and Central Asia in spiritual culture. The Silk Road was the main route by which to move goods and to support international trade and diplomatic relations. But it also became an important road for run-properties to the east Manicheans, Nestorians, and other exiles from the West. It was that way Buddhism entered China.

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E Borisovna Barinova

Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Russian Academy of Sciences

Center for Eurasian Archaeology


Copyright (c) 2013 Баринова Е.Б.

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