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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2020, 3(1); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2020.030107.

The Relationship between Silk Road Currency and Religious Culture Communication


Li Zhipeng1,*,Gao Xin2

Corresponding Author:
Li Zhi Peng

1. Gansu Academy of Social Sciences,LanZhou 730050, China
2. Hebei Finance University,Qin Huang Dao 066000, China


The Silk Road is not only a political, economic and cultural artery between the east and the West Asia, but also a mode of communication and blending of religious culture. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism in India, Zoroastrianism in Persia, Nestorianism, Manichaeism, Islam in West Asia, Judaism in Israel, and Christianity and Catholicism in Europe all converge here. Therefore, the Silk Road is also called "The Religious Road" and "The Faith Road”. Money, as a medium of communication and exchange of goods and materials on the Silk Road, has the clearest expression and reflection. The study shows that the various currencies in circulation on the Silk Road are not only the material evidence of the history, but also the window of spreading religion and culture.


Silk Road Currency, Religious Culture, Silk Road, economy, communication

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Li Zhipeng,Gao Xin. The Relationship between Silk Road Currency and Religious Culture Communication. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2020) Vol. 3, Issue 1: 63-68. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2020.030107.


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