Seven Worthies

Seven Worthies

The Seven Worthies of the Bamboo Grove, maverick thinkers all who eschewed (more or less) the elite world of the court for a more aesthetic life of poetry and the mind. (And a lot of wine too.)

Who were these iconic seven? What was their story? And what about the eight immortals? The five classics? The four treasures of the scholar? Read on to discover Chinese culture one list at a time.

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The Battle of Red Cliff

May 30, 2022|Categories: Feature, History|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Feature: The Battle of Red Cliff The Battle of Red Cliff (208) was a turning point in history, checking the imperial ambitions of Northern warlord Cao Cao (曹操) and inaugurating the Three Kingdoms period. Having taken the Han emperor under his 'protection' and secured his territory in the [...]