Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Strange Stories About The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is a symbol that has been firmly embedded in Chinese mythology and with the advent of the 20th century, the Great Wall of China has become a national symbol of the nation Tiongkok.Berbagai great wars and historic events have been engraved on the ancient walls that form one of the wonders of this world.

Various kinds of heroes and war experts, statesmen and generals of which appear in the historical wars in the Great Wall, all of these cultures to enrich the contents of the Great Wall. Beautiful legends arose from among the rocks sturdy Great Wall, the stories that give life to the figure of a high wall and cold. The stories about the fall of a dynasty, a people of ordinary intelligence, to the love story that touches the heart.

Wall Jiayuguan (Gansu province) is one of the pulse stretching across some of the Ancient Silk Road (the path that stretches from southern Europe, Arabia, India, to China). Its construction requires a number of workers and the source material is enormous. From behind the walls of Jiayuguan was raging, a variety of stories that sometimes weird sometimes beautiful about its construction.

It was said at the time of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) a workman named Yi Kaizhan is a mathematician. He mengkalkulasikanbahwa Wall Jiayuguan development will require 99.999 stone fruit. Supervisor did not believe and say that if the calculations were wrong, although with one made ​​of stone just so he and all
workers will be punished with hard labor for three years.

After construction is completed, the supervisor is very pleased when he saw one stone remains on the rear gate Xiwong. But at that moment suddenly Kaizhan Yi said that the stone was placed there by a supernatural creature to stabilize and if it moved an inch all the Jiayuguan will collapse. Now, visitors can find a stone wall Jiayuguan, just like the day when the inspectors to find it.