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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kite

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: silk fabric for sail material; fine, high-tensile-strength ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-invented-the-kite

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 ...

www.sacu.org/kitehistory.html

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  ...

kites.com/history-of-kites

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, ...

www.fighterkitecentral.com/pdfs/kite%20origins.pdf

posal as to how the kite was invented. The layout of the article is. 2. Asia and the home of the kite. 3. The materials used in kitemaking. 4. The origins of kites as ...

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

Kites were invented in the early Warring States Period (475 - 221 B.C.) by Mozi and Lu Ban, two philosophers who came after the teachings of Confucius.

www.computersmiths.com/chineseinvention/kite.htm

History of Chinese Invention and Discovery - the Kite.

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

Somewhere between 770 BC and 221 BC large wooden kites called muyuan were invented for military purposes. This period actually contained 2 separate ...

www.reference.com/history/invented-kite-ece0f7bf572da781

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 ...

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 century BCE Chinese philosophers Mozi and Lu Ban. According to some ...