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Title Place Names from "The Road to Heaven" from Peter Frankopan's "The Silk Roads"
ID / label 1484 / frankopanchp8
Description Place Names from Chapter 8, "The Road to Heaven" from Peter Frankopan's "The Silk Roads." The places in this dataset revolve around the Mediterranean as it describes the Crusades and Italy's attempts at expanding to Jerusalem and the Holy Land. The chapter discusses pivotal cities of the Byzantine Empire such as Thessaloniki, as well as the continued growth of trade with Asia in countries such as China and India.
# Records 81
Timespan earliest: 1100; latest: 1200
Source(s) Frankopan, Peter. "The Road to Heaven" in The Silk Roads: A New History of the World. New York: Vintage Books, 2017, 132-154.
Last modified 09 May 2024
WHG Permalink http://whgazetteer.org/datasets/1484
Creator(s) None
Contributors Louise Matthews
Citation Frankopan, Peter. "The Road to Heaven" in The Silk Roads: A New History of the World. New York: Vintage Books, 2017, 132-154.

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