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A kite is traditionally a tethered heavier-than-air craft with wing surfaces that react against the ... Kites were invented in China, where materials ideal for kite building were readily available: ...

Who Invented the Kite? | Wonderopolis

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Traditionally, historians give credit for the invention of the kite to the Chinese. They admit, though, that China may get credit simply because its history has been ...

Kite History - Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding

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The kite is something children all over the world play with. But how, and where, was the kite invented? And was it always a toy? The generally accepted wisdom  ...

Chinese Kites, the History and culture of Chinese Kites

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The kite is widely recognized as having originated in China. For this reason, one can safely say that the origin of the Chinese kite is synonymous with the origin ...

Did you Know? Kite Facts - Kiteman

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The largest number of kites flown on a single line is 11,284, this record is held by a Japanese .... People were flying kites 1,000years before paper was invented.

History of Kites | Kites.com

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As with any new invention, kites were used for good and bad. Seventh-century Buddhist monks used kites to enrich harvests and to avert evil spirits in the sky, ...

Who Invented The Kite? Most Contenders Come From Ancient Asia.

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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 ...

kite Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about kite

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Kites were first developed in ancient China. Written references to kites in China date back to 200 b.c., but they were probably invented at a much earlier time.

History of Chinese Kites

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Especially the heron or egret kite, a bird kite with wings and legs that are ... the combination of dragonhead with the train of kite segments is an invention of the ...

BEST BREEZES: Kites and Kite History - Origin of Kites

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It is commonly accepted that the kite was invented in China. However, there is significant reason to believe that the kite may have developed in the Indonesian ...

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Who invented the kite and when? - Times of India

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Jul 24, 2010 ... No one knows exactly how or who invented the first kite. It is thought that the earliest use of kites was among the Chinese, approximately 2800 ...

Who invented the kite? | Reference.com

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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 ...

-National Kite Month: Kite History - Gomberg Kites

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The exact date and origin of the kite is not known but it is believed that they were flown in China more than two thousand years ago. One legend suggests that ...