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birminghammail
Amazing pictures show how The Old Crown in Birmingham has stood the test of time for 648 yearslargely the same with its distinctive black and white timber exterior. Back in
Amazing pictures show how The Old Crown in Birmingham has stood the test of time for 648 years
birminghammail / Posted 23 hours ago
largely the same with its distinctive black and white timber exterior. Back in 1368, the leap year when it was built, the Ming Dynasty was established in China, work started on the Great Wall of China and the National Library of France was founded... Read more
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New Kerala
Highway still being built despite China's Great Wall damage - newkerala.com #110047Great Wall. A 94 km highway linking the cities of Yulin and Jingbian crossed p
Highway still being built despite China's Great Wall damage - newkerala.com #110047
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Great Wall. A 94 km highway linking the cities of Yulin and Jingbian crossed parts of the Qin Dynasty (221 BC-206 BC) and Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Great Wall under State-level protection, the Global Times reported on Friday. The Yulin Bureau of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
6 video games you probably didn't know were based on booksbut others use literature as a jumping off point to explore deeply complicated
6 video games you probably didn't know were based on books
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
but others use literature as a jumping off point to explore deeply complicated political ideas. From Ayn Rand to the Ming dynasty, here are six video games you probably didn't realize were based on books. "The Witcher 3" is one of the most... Read more
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Connecticut Post
6 video games you probably didn't know were based on booksbut others use literature as a jumping off point to explore deeply complicated
6 video games you probably didn't know were based on books
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
but others use literature as a jumping off point to explore deeply complicated political ideas. From Ayn Rand to the Ming dynasty, here are six video games you probably didn't realize were based on books. "The Witcher 3" is one of the most... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Norwich cadet uncovers origins of suit of armorgift from Japan to China as a way to help out trade relations, but he doesn�t h
Norwich cadet uncovers origins of suit of armor
Rutland Herald / Posted 8 days ago
gift from Japan to China as a way to help out trade relations, but he doesn�t have evidence to support that idea. �The Ming Dynasty that ruled during that time period loved collecting artifacts,� he said. �They loved it. But I can�t assume that... Read more
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The China Post
No need to celebrate Koxinga, says Tainan aboriginal councilorKumu Hacyo on Tuesday called for an end to praise for the achievements of Koxin
No need to celebrate Koxinga, says Tainan aboriginal councilor
The China Post / Posted 10 days ago
Kumu Hacyo on Tuesday called for an end to praise for the achievements of Koxinga, also known as Zheng Cheng-gong, a Ming Dynasty warlord at the center of a celebration at Koxinga Ancestral Shrine in Tainan. The historical figure's record,... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
17th-Century Chinese Paintings at LACMAof Art through Dec. 4, 2016. Pictured: Dong Qichang 1555-1636, "Winter Landsca
17th-Century Chinese Paintings at LACMA
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
of Art through Dec. 4, 2016. Pictured: Dong Qichang 1555-1636, "Winter Landscape in the style of Li Cheng & Calligraphy, Ming Dynasty, Wanli reign, 1613. Handscroll; ink on silk. 26.4 x 257.8 cm (10 3/8 x 101 1/2 in.) The Tsao Family Collection,... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Gamesfollow-up to Snail’s hit PC-based martial arts sandbox MMO Age of Wushu. Set in
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 17 days ago
follow-up to Snail’s hit PC-based martial arts sandbox MMO Age of Wushu. Set in a period of strife and intrigue during the Ming Dynasty of China, Age of Wushu Dynasty transports players to a world of martial arts and assassins. Combining... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New York: A gallery geek's Met survival guidewing features an early 18th century Damascus reception room, the Asian art depa
New York: A gallery geek's Met survival guide
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
wing features an early 18th century Damascus reception room, the Asian art department has a replica of a 17th century Ming dynasty courtyard and garden, and the European Sculpture Collection features a soaring marble patio reconstructed from... Read more
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The Inyo Register
August 7)Fiore begins in Florence. 1427 – The Visconti of Milan's fleet is destroyed by
August 7)
The Inyo Register / Posted 20 days ago
Fiore begins in Florence. 1427 – The Visconti of Milan's fleet is destroyed by the Venetians on the Po River. 1461 – The Ming dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor. 1679 – The brigantine Le Griffon,... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Harpenden students explore Chinese culture during visitBeijing, where the group learnt about the history of China from the past to the
Harpenden students explore Chinese culture during visit
Herts Advertiser / Posted 20 days ago
Beijing, where the group learnt about the history of China from the past to the present and particularly the impact of the Ming dynasty. They then travelled by high speed bullet train to Jinan, the host city, several hundred miles away from... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Skiptrace' pads its lead at the China box office(Fan), a powerful sorcerer (Li), and a general (Koo) who rides a large black pa
'Skiptrace' pads its lead at the China box office
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
(Fan), a powerful sorcerer (Li), and a general (Koo) who rides a large black panther; the film is said to be based on a Ming Dynasty novel, “Investiture of the Gods.” The film outpaced “Skiptrace” over the weekend and dominated by a number of... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Police ID Abduction, Assault Suspectthe 250 Bypass, heading toward Earhart Street. The suspect was spotted hiding
Charlottesville Police ID Abduction, Assault Suspect
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 24 days ago
the 250 Bypass, heading toward Earhart Street. The suspect was spotted hiding behind a utility building in the rear of the Ming Dynasty, located at Emmet and Earhart Streets. When confronted, the suspect threw a trash can at an officer and then... Read more
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Times of Malta
The art of fan paintingOne of the main genres of Chinese fine art is, in fact, called ‘mountain and wa
The art of fan painting
Times of Malta / Posted 26 days ago
One of the main genres of Chinese fine art is, in fact, called ‘mountain and water’. Jia, Guangjian, The Sentiment of Ming Dynasty Poets, 28cm × 61cm, 2014 Examples of this genre can be currently be viewed at the China Cultural Centre in... Read more
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Daily Mail
China cracks down on damage to Great Walldynasty (259BC to 210BC) as part of a defensive line against enemies to the nor
China cracks down on damage to Great Wall
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
dynasty (259BC to 210BC) as part of a defensive line against enemies to the north. Large sections were built during the Ming dynasty (1368 to 1644) to help defend against the Mongolian tribes. The sections built during this period are what most... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
China to investigate damage caused to the Great Wall as a third of site reduced to rubbleis estimated to extend to 13,000 miles (21,000 kilometres) in total. Construct
China to investigate damage caused to the Great Wall as a third of site reduced to rubble
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
is estimated to extend to 13,000 miles (21,000 kilometres) in total. Construction began in the third century BC, but nearly 6,300 kilometres were built in the Ming Dynasty of 1368-1644, including the much-visited sectors north of the capital Beiji... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Breaking the ice for FVRthe Philippines and China, Sultan Padaka, the Sultan of Sulu and the Yongle Emp
Breaking the ice for FVR
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
the Philippines and China, Sultan Padaka, the Sultan of Sulu and the Yongle Emperor Zhu Di of China at that time during the Ming Dynasty became very close friends. When the Sultan of Sulu later died in illness, the Emperor built for his Filipino... Read more
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The China Post
Statue of Ming Dynasty loyalist vandalized before Tsai apology TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A statute of Cheng Cheng-kung (鄭成功) was vandalized Thursday
Statue of Ming Dynasty loyalist vandalized before Tsai apology
The China Post / Posted 29 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A statute of Cheng Cheng-kung (鄭成功) was vandalized Thursday in Tainan by protesters demanding more concrete actions by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as she prepares to... Read more
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CBS News
World's deepest blue hole found in South China Seahole measures about 663 feet, or 202 m, deep.) According to Xinhua, local legen
World's deepest blue hole found in South China Sea
CBS News / Posted 29 days ago
hole measures about 663 feet, or 202 m, deep.) According to Xinhua, local legend holds that Dragon Hole is mentioned in the Ming dynasty novel "Journey to the West," in which a supernatural monkey character gets a magical cudgel from an undersea... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sino-Tanzania Ties Acquire Strategic Depthancient historical accounts point to evidence of early trade dealings between C
Sino-Tanzania Ties Acquire Strategic Depth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
ancient historical accounts point to evidence of early trade dealings between China and Tanzania during the time of the Ming dynasty when China's greatest adventurer, the 15th century admiral, Zheng He, reached the coast of Tanganyika (as it was... Read more

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