|1Shevchenko, O |
1PhD, Second Secretary of the Embassy of Ukraine to the PRC email@example.com
|Kitaêznavčì doslìdžennâ 2020, 1:115–124|
|Section: China and its neighbors|
This article deals with the commercial and religious activities of Armenian people in the 17th century in the territories of modern states such as Armenia, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran; determines the level of involvement in intermediary trade between Europe and Asia; explores the reliability of Tavernier’s diaries to compare his description with modern data.
|Keywords: Armenia, commerce, Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Middle East, One Belt One Road, Persia, religion, Silk Road|
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