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There was the purely chemical aurifictive alchemy of a number of third-century papyri. There was the largely mystical aurifactive alchemy of the Corpus Alchemicum Graecum: the Pseudo-Democritus and his successors Maria Prophetissa and Zosimus of Panopolis. Both probably derived from Chinese alchemy via Persian intermediaries (PseudoDemocritus cites Ostanes the Mede as his teacher), but they derived from different parts of it, which it united, but which they held in separation not understanding the original unity of physica and mystica.

Her chariots were larger and faster and their use in war lasted half a millennium longer than in the West. The Hou Han-shu notes smaller chariots as one of the distinguishing marks of the Roman world, for, unlike the quadriga and the dished wheel, shafts and breast-strap harness were not borrowed by the West until after 400 AD. Ideas Thought, it has been argued, does not transplant easily because its meaning depends on context. Nevertheless, method can travel as well as discovery, individual ideas can detach themselves from their systems, and systems can create the contexts they require.

It began with Han Wu-ti's flurry of diplomatic activity following the return in China in Antiquity, 200 BC to 400 AD 25 126 BC of Chang Ch'ien's mission to Central Asia. The aim of the mission had been military allies against the Hsiung-nu, but the motive behind the subsequent embassies and the construction of a fortified road from Tun-huang across the desert of Lop-nor to Karashahr was cultural. Han Wu-ti and his successors wanted a window to the west to combat the isolation which constantly threatened China with provinciality.

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