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Unformatted text preview: - On behalf of emperor Wu, Zhang Jian explored inner Asia (Han Dynasty) ->Ferghana (fetile). He met horse breeders and introduced tree and plant species (alfalfa and wine grapes) to China. The Chinese adopted pistachios, walnuts, pomegranates, sesame, coriander, spinach, etc. In exchange china gave peaches, apricots, cinnamon, ginger, and other spices. He was the man who was the originator of the trade system. Ferghana =many nomadic people (herders).- The Parthian state were selling Chinese silk to the Greeks. Caravans brought goods....
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- Spring '09