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[19 May 2010 | Comments Off on Dragon Rectangular Bronze Mirror: Reflecting on History | 531 views]
Dragon Rectangular Bronze Mirror: Reflecting on History

Among the “National Treasure” class collections of Zibo Museum in Shandong, there is a “Rectangular Bronze Mirror with Dragon Patterns” from West Han Dynasty. It was unearthed in 1978 at the Tomb of King of Qi of West Han Dynasty. It is the most precious relic among numerous relics and information discovered in that tomb.

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[14 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Diplomat Su Wu, Lonely Shepherd of the North | 1,248 views]
Diplomat Su Wu, Lonely Shepherd of the North

It is a widespread famous school song with distinctive ethnic features. It is produced in the early years of Republic of China (1912), became popular in the 20s and 30s of 20th century.

Honestly, I learned this beautiful song/music in primary school and have believed since then this is an ancient song written 2000 years ago in Han Dynasty. I did not realize it is actually not that ancient until I planned this post and searched information online.

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[17 Jan 2009 | Comments Off on Li Guang shot the rock tiger | 970 views]

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Storyteller: Our muscle and bone made human body might not be as powerful as steel and engine powered machines. But you can never underestimate the potential of our body, either intelligent or physical. A computer can never beat human on playing Go game; and the Olympic records are refreshed again and again. And you must have heard some extraordinary stories about how powerful a human being can be in emergency situations.  Here is another that kind of story. I start with a poem, then the story …