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Cultural Syncretism in Central Asia (9:08)

Key Ideas

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Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:28 What was the origin of the Kingdom of Bactria?
  2. 02:20 What is syncretism?
  3. 03:47 How does the Footprint of the Buddha demonstrate a traditional representation of the Buddha?
  4. 04:29 How does the Gandhara Buddha demonstrate syncretism in Bactria?
  5. 09:07 How does the Nestorian Stele demonstrate syncretism?