Ilkhanid Buddhism: Traces of a Passage in Eurasian History

  title={Ilkhanid Buddhism: Traces of a Passage in Eurasian History},
  author={Roxann Prazniak},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  pages={650 - 680}
  • R. Prazniak
  • Published 1 July 2014
  • History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Abstract Buddhism contributed to the culture and politics of thirteenth-century Eurasian intellectual exchange, depositing literary, artistic, and architectural traces subsequently eclipsed by layers of Islamic and Eurocentric history. Within extensive cross-continental networks of diplomatic and commercial activity, Ilkhanid Buddhism and the Buddhist revival of which it was a part drew serious attention among contemporary travelers, scholars, and statesmen including Ibn Taymiyah, Roger Bacon… 

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