Kites were invented in China, where materials ideal for kite building were readily
available: silk fabric for sail material; fine, high-tensile-strength silk for flying line ...
While researching other history pages on this site, I got the impression that China
was the birth-place of the kite. However, on re-searching the Web, it seems that ...
The first kites were what we today would call prototype kites: they were made of
light wood and formed in the shape of a bird. It was of course logical enough to ...
Kites were seen as technology, and it seems the first ones were invented in ... At
least one more kite of this design was made in later years, by other craftsmen.
Kite flying was eventually spread by traders from China to Korea, and across Asia
to India. Each area developed a distinctive style of kite and cultural purpose for ...
During the Spring-and-Autumn-Period and the period of the Warrying-Empires (
475-221 v.u.Z), some 2300 years ago, the first kite had been developed in the ...
The kite is an ancient device that is believed to have been invented in China by
two philosophers in the fifth century B.C. named Mo Di and Luc Ban. Before the ...
You might not believe this, but the earliest known kites date back more than ...
Each area developed a distinctive style of kite and cultural purpose for flying
The smallest kite in the world which actually flies is 5mm high. ... The Maori tribes
from New Zealand made beautiful birdman kites made from bark cloth and ...
The history of kite flying is a long tale stretching back over 3000 years long before
... and many theories have been suggested as to how the kite was invented.