As a Mongolian, Chao has engaged in Mongolian calligraphy for more than 40 years. He became interested in writing Mongolian characters when he was a student. “I seemed to pay much more attention to the characters at school than others did,” Chao said.
Each and every one of China’s Great Walls functioned primarily as a physical barrier to block the southerly advance of n...Read More >>
Before unification in 221 B.C. there were a number of Changcheng (Long Walls), but it was Emperor Qin Shihuang who creat...Read More >>
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