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Map highlighting 17th-century trade routes between Europe and the East

1001 Inventions

1001 Inventions
London, United Kingdom

Along with exotic wares that came to Europe from the East in the 17th century, the trade routes also fed a western appetite for eastern knowledge. Many employees of the Levant Company (formed in 1580) learned Arabic while serving abroad, enabling a trade in books and manuscripts from the East.

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