Chapter 8

Web links

https://festival.si.edu/2002/the-silk-road/the-silk-road-crossroads-and-encounters-of-faith/smithsonian – The Smithsonian Institute examines the spread of religion along the Silk Road.

https://www.ancient.eu/Vikings/ - This Ancient Encyclopedia entry gives an overarching historical account of Viking society, from early raids to expansion.

Video links

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDSTgKIQAzE - Khan Academy video that explains both how and where Islam and Islamic culture spread in the period of 400-1000 C.E.