Silk road

Silk Road, also called Silk Route, ancient trade route, linking China with the West, that carried goods and ideas between the two great civilizations of Rome and China. Silk went westward, and wools, gold, and silver went east. China also received nestorian Christianity and Buddism (from India) via the Silk Road.

Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

Facts Born: 1948, Zanzibar  Prize motivation: ”for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”

The nurse who treated the Führer | Radio Prague International

During the wartime occupation, German-language broadcasts from Prague were absorbed into the radio network of Nazi Germany, the so-called “Reichssender”. A number of… — Läs på english.radio.cz/nurse-who-treated-fuhrer-8562076

Alan Turing | Biography, Facts, & Education | Britannica

Alan Turing, British mathematician and logician, a major contributor to mathematics, cryptanalysis, computer science, and artificial intelligence. — Läs på http://www.britannica.com/biography/Alan-Turing