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Ancient Wall and Tomb in China

Daily Prompt: Ancient

We had a chance to go on a family vacation a few years ago, the seven of us. We went to China on a private tour with our own tour guide and transportation. 114 more words


Founders of China came from Egypt and Greece?

Last January I argued that Cathay, associated to be the archaic name for China, did not refer to China, but to another kingdom north of China, which was inhabited by white, not Asian, people. 690 more words


How China's Terracotta Army could rewrite history

Greek sculptors may have helped carve the famous terracotta warriors that have for more than 2,000 years watched over the tomb of Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor. 70 more words

The Christian Science Monitor

Terracotta warriors...

Could the famed terracotta warriors in China have had a Western influence?   I personally find it unlikely,  but it just  might be  possible.

Western contact with China began long before Marco Polo, experts say

12 October 2016 / BBC News

China and the West were in contact more than 1,500 years before European explorer Marco Polo arrived in China, new findings suggest. 272 more words

China Society And Culture

Can you say Xian?

I didn’t think so.  Neither can I … I think I learned how to say it when I was there, but it escapes me … as does a lot of things nowadays. 1,182 more words


Ancient Xi'an and the Terracotta Warriors

Xi’an was the ancient and, in fact, first capital of China. Qin Shi Huang conquered the various surrounding kingdoms and was therefore the first emperor of a unified China. 880 more words