Jade in Ancient China
Jade (nephrite) was regarded as the most precious stone in ancient...
Most Popular Gods & Goddesses of Ancient China
There were over 200 gods and goddesses worshipped throughout ancient...
Paper in Ancient China
The widespread use of paper and printing were features of ancient...
Pigs in Ancient China
Pigs (sometimes called “suids” of the suidae family...
Religion in Ancient China
Religious practices in ancient China go back over 7,000 years...
Similarities Between Eastern & Western Philosophy
Since the 'discovery' of eastern philosophy by western...
Tea in Ancient China & Japan
Tea, still probably the world’s most popular prepared beverage...
The Art of the Tang Dynasty
The art of the Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE) began to explore new possibilities...
The Civil Service Examinations of Imperial China
The civil service examinations of Imperial China allowed the state...
The Dragon in Ancient China
Dragons appear in the mythology of many ancient cultures but nowhere...
The Early Three Kingdoms Period
The Early Three Kingdoms Period in ancient China, from 184 CE to...
Twelve Menacing & Protective Mythological Figures
The term mythology comes from the Greek words mythos (“story...