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Kite - Wikipedia

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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 (al...

Chinese Kites, the History and culture of Chinese Kites

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Introduction to history and culture of Chinese kites, including construction, ... The first kites were what we today would call prototype kites: they were made of light ...

Kite History - SACU

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The generally accepted wisdom is that the kite was invented in China. ... inspired the kite, it is believed that the very first kite was made by Mo Di (468-376 BC), ...

History of Chinese Kites - from muyuan in 500 BC to modern freestyle.

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The history of Chinese kites from 770 BC until now. ... Kites were seen as technology, and it seems the first ones were invented in the province of Shandong.

Chinese Inventions

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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 ...

China Kites: History, Making and Flying - Warrior Tours

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Invented by the Chinese people, Chinese kites have enjoyed a history of over ... When everything is ready, first enlace the frame of the kite with the bamboo ...

Who made the first kite? | Reference.com

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Although it's unclear who specifically made the first kite, the earliest recorded reference to kites comes in the work of Chinese philosopher Mozi, who lived ...

Chinese Kites: Development, Patterns, Making Procedure

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In ancient China kite was known as 'Zhiyuan' (paper glede). ... It first appeared in the wars of the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC - 476 BC). ... One book noted that the master carpenter Lu Ban also made some which were flown high to spy ...

computersmiths - History of Chinese Invention - the Kite

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Kites may date back as far as 3000 years, where they were made from bamboo and silk in China. Exactly how or when a kite was first flown is a mystery, but one  ...

KIDS' BLOG! Chinese Kites Soar Throughout History | AntiquityNOW

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Sep 2, 2014 ... Did you know that kites were invented 2300 years ago? A Chinese philosopher, Mo Di, who lived from 468-376 BCE, designed the very first kite ...

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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 ...

History of Chinese Kites

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Kites from WeiFang are amongst the best ones in China. ... The first descriptions of kites made with bamboo frames covered by paper and silk, originate from the ...

Who Invented the Kite? | Wonderopolis

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If we look solely at written history, though, Chinese philosopher Mo-tse was arguably the first person ever to build a kite. Mo-tse lived from approximately 468  ...