The portrait on the left is a Chinese Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty in his early years of
reign. The portrait on the right is of Adam Schall von Bell a German Jesuit, astronomer, and
successor of Matteo Ricci. The portraits are similar and different
What do the images in Visual Evidence C reveal about travel across the Mongol lands in the
medieval era? What do the illustrations from Macro Polo's travels reveal about truth and fantasy
in medieval travel accounts?
1. How did Gautama Buddha describe the middle path in the document, The Enlightenment
of the Buddha?
He was on spiritual search for what was right. He had given up his previous vow, broke away
from his disciples and indu
1. What do the images in Visual Evidence A reveal about the growing interest in exploration and
discovery in European and Asian cultures in the 15th and 16th centuries?
All of the visual evidence supports international travel. In Eviden
1. Describe the city of Jerusalem as a contested city, shaped by the three great religions of the
west: Judaism, Islam and Christianity. Draw on Visual Evidence A and the documents by Ibn
Jubayr and Nasir.
Jerusalem is considered a
1. What evidence did Aurel Stein uncover in the Chinese desert that indicates this area was once a
meeting place of eastern and western cultures?
He discovered the ancient modest city of Pompeii. In these deserted ruins he found a v