The Silk Road Journey With Xuanzang -

the silk road journey with xuanzang sally hovey wriggins - the silk road journey with xuanzang tells the saga of the seventh century chinese monk xuanzang one of china s great heroes who completed an epic sixteen year long journey to discover the heart of buddhism at its source in india eight centuries before columbus this intrepid pilgrim traveled 10 000 miles on the silk road meeting most of asia s important leaders at that time, xuanzang a buddhist pilgrim on the silk road sally hovey - by all means read this book if you are interested in the history of the silk road however there is a significant omission in this book xuanzang embarked on this epic journey because he wanted to learn buddhism from the original source, aurel stein the rediscovery of the silk road - in the early 1900 s sir marc aurel stein a british archeologist set out to confirm his theories about rich past of the silk road in three expeditions stein traversed 25 000 miles of central asia and western china thus gaining the reputation of conducting the most daring and adventurous raids upon the ancient world, journey to the west summary supersummary - supersummary a modern alternative to sparknotes and cliffsnotes offers high quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes characters quotes and essay topics this one page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of journey to the west by wu cheng en journey to the west is one of the four great novels, journey to the west literature tv tropes - journey to the west has been adapted to television many times especially in japan where the story is called saiyuki and the characters are genjo sanzo cho hakkai sha gojo and son goku all just the on yomi japanese reading of the chinese character names many anime series have at least one shout out and some go for outright plunder from gensomaden saiyuki to of all things dragon ball