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5 06, 2017

Zhou Dynasty Chinese Art – Early China

By |2018-06-06T11:22:24-07:00June 5th, 2017|Art, China|2 Comments

Western Zhou bronze vessel from China (now in the Musee Guimet, Paris) Western Zhou art The first part of the Zhou Dynasty is called the Western Zhou, and it runs from about 1122 to about 722 BC. During the Western Zhou dynasty, art didn't change very much from the Shang Dynasty that came before [...]

31 05, 2017

Khitan – History of Central Asia

By |2019-09-18T07:50:22-07:00May 31st, 2017|Central Asia|2 Comments

Khitan history - a Khitan woman, ca. 1000 AD (Musee Guimet, Paris) Who are the Khitan? The Khitan are part of the big group of Turkic and Altaic language speakers from Central Asia who gradually got more and more power during the Middle Ages. All our Central Asia articles Where did the Khitan [...]