Oracle Turtle Scripts This is Oracle Turtle Script, the early Chinese written language carved on a turtle shell during Shang Dynasty (1600 BC – 1046 […]
The Peony Pavilion (牡丹亭), Hall Of Longevity (长生殿), Thousands Of Martyrs (千忠戮) and A Peach Flowers Fan (桃花扇) are the four most celebrated classic Chinese operas during the middle and late Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644) and shortly after China fell under the Manchu rule.
The play recounts the last days of the Ming Dynasty through a true love story between a talented young scholar surnamed Hou and a beautiful maiden prostitute surnamed Li. MORE
This is a stone carving taken from the graveyard of the 2nd Tang Dynasty emperor Li Shimin ( 598-649) in Shaanxi Province. The artefact was […]