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The Silk Road

Episode 1 SBS February 5, 2017

Tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis starts in Venice and explores how its Renaissance architecture and art has been shaped by the east and by thousands of exchanges along the Silk Road, from Venice to China's ancient capital, Xian.

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Episode 3 SBS February 19, 2017
In the final episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran. The first BBC documentary to ...

In the final episode of his series tracing the story of the most famous trade route in history, Dr Sam Willis continues his journey west in Iran. The first BBC documentary to be granted entry for nearly a decade, Sam begins in the legendary city of Persepolis - the heart of the first Persian Empire.

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