The ox and the ritual plow in springtime

The ox and the ritual plow in springtime

The ox and the ritual plow in springtime The ox and the ritual plow in springtime Throughout the imperial era, every year the beginning of agricultural work was celebrated by a solemn ceremony called the Plowing Festival. «The emperor himself would take a yellow plow...
THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE

THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE

THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE The lion-dancers first appeared in China under the Tang dynasty (a.d. 618-906), and made their debut at the court of the kings of Tibet about the same time. The lion-dancer represents a form of the...
Taosi. The first capital of China

Taosi. The first capital of China

Taosi. The first capital of China Taosi. The first capital of China Taosi is one of the most important archaeological discoveries in China in the past decades. Located in the southern part of Shanxi province, is possibly the first urban center emerged in China. The...

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