Object Proposals

Item #46: “Sogdian Ancient Letter II” According to the notes, this letter was from a merchant in China to his family and business partner in Samarkand ca. 312 AD. If there’s a possibility to know what it actually said, I will be looking for what he mentioned the life in China as a merchant, how [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:19-05:00 March 19th, 2016|Christine, Object Proposals|0 Comments

Christine’s Theme Proposal

I. The People: Who are the Sogdians? For this theme I will be looking at Sogdians who lived in 7th to 10th century China, which was during the Tang Dynasty. Tang in the Chinese history was a rich and strong dynasty in many perspectives: politically, economically, culturally, and even religiously. In this dynasty with frequent [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:21-05:00 February 29th, 2016|Christine, Theme Proposals|0 Comments