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Religions along the Silk Road - AHIS344

Most of the world's major religions spread and flourished along the Silk Road. This unit studies the history, teachings, literature, art and archaeology of Buddhism, Manichaeism, Christianity and Zoroastrianism in Central Asia and North China in the first millennium of the CE. It explores themes related to cross-cultural transmission, translation, assimilation and reception.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Gunner Mikkelsen

39cp at 100 level or above or (6cp in AHIS or AHST or MHIS or HIST units at 200 level) Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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