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A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the ... The kite has been claimed as the invention of the 5th-century BC Chinese philosophers Mozi (also Mo Di) and Lu Ban (also Gongshu Ban). .... Kites were also used by Admiral Yi of the Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910) of Korea.

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The Chinese invented kites about 3,000 years ago, during the Han dynasty. The first kite was made of silk and wood. The first kite was flown by a farmer. He tied ...

www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/culture/kites.htm

This ancient relic brings the colors and patterns of the ancient dynasties to the city ... Kites were invented in the early Warring States Period (475 - 221 B.C.) by ...

www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/25/1164535/-Ancient-China-Kites

Nov 25, 2012 ... There are some who credit the invention of the kite to the fifth ... Han Hsin of the Han Dynasty used a kite to measure the distance to the city he ...

www.warriortours.com/intro/crafts_kite.htm

It is the earliest kite in China and in the world. The paper kite appeared in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25 - 220) after Cai Lun invented paper, and was renamed  ...

www.my-best-kite.com/history-of-kites.html

Kites were seen as technology, and it seems the first ones were invented in the ... The first century AD contained the prosperous Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD).

www.chinakites.org/htm/fzls-gb.htm

Kites from WeiFang are amongst the best ones in China. ... frames covered by paper and silk, originate from the Tang Dynasty (618-907 o.o t.) ... Nevertheless, the combination of dragonhead with the train of kite segments is an invention of the ...

www.chinavista.com/experience/kite/kite.html

The kite, a Chinese invention, has been praised as the forerunner of the modern ... Emperor Wudi (464-549) of the Liang Dynasty, was surrounded at Taicheng, ...

www.sacu.org/kitehistory.html

The generally accepted wisdom is that the kite was invented in China. ... believed that kite flying became a recreation probably from the Tang dynasty when the ...

www.learnchinesehistory.com/history-chinese-kites

Learn why the Chinese kite was invented, how they were made, ancient ... Chinese kites, as we know them today, may have originated during the Chin dynasty ...