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History & Criticism
  • Author:
    Brad Burnham
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    0823962601
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    978-0823962600
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    Powerkids Pr; 1 edition (August 1, 2003)
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Students will lose themselves in a maze of over 45 caves devoted to the religion of Buddhism. Curious minds will discover where these amazing structures came from and how they were made. Format:Library Binding.

Treasure-House of Chinese Art (Famous Caves of the World). Published July 2003 by PowerKids Press. Internet Archive Wishlist.

Mogao Caves (莫高窟), known as Thousand Buddha Grottoes, comprises the largest, most richly endowed and longest used treasure house of Buddhist art in the World. Situated at a strategic point along the Silk Road, Mogao Caves is located 25 kilometers southeast of Dunhuang City. With a history over 1600 years, it was first constructed in 366 AD in Sixteen Kingdoms and represents the great repositories of Buddhist art from the 4th to the 14th century. Now, Mogao caves has 492 caves, housing about 45,000 square meters of murals and more than 2,100 painted sculptures.

This book describes a site in Western China called the "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas," telling of the images and artwork that are found in these cave temples carved into the cliffs.

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Cave temples of Mogao : art and history on the silk road, [ 95. 5 W595 c. .Weichi Yi Seng 尉遲乙僧 (7-8 C) : a famous foreign Tang artist who was expert in Buddhist paintings. Yan Liben 閻立本 ﹝ 601? ~

Cave temples of Mogao : art and history on the silk road,, p. -70 Whitfield, Susan. Life along the Silk Road. Berkely: University of California Press, 2000. Cao’s Style is the style of the earliest centuries of Buddhism art reached China and mixed with Chinese art. Wu Daozi 吳道子 (685-758 AD) : Wu Daozi is considered to be the greatest Chinese painter in the Tang Dynasty. He is also considered by many Chinese to be the greatest Chinese painter of all time. Yan Liben 閻立本 ﹝ 601? ~

Greatest Treasure House of Buddhist Art. These caves are carved out of the sandstone cliffs. Your trip to the Mogao Caves will be partly led by the staff in the scenic area and you will be helped by the staff when you go inside the caves. Enjoy Two Videos Before You Enter the Caves.

Greatest Treasure House of Buddhist Art. The 1,600 meters (1 mile) of grottoes were constructed during 10 dynasties from the 4th to the 14th century. The Mogao Caves' 45,000 square meters (480,000 square feet) of mural paintings and more than 2,000 colored statues are regarded as the greatest treasures of Buddhist art to exist in the world. Before you enter the grottoes, you will enjoy two short videos about them.

Students will lose themselves in a maze of over 45 caves devoted to the religion of Buddhism. Curious minds will discover where these amazing structures came from and how they were made. They will enjoy learning about the religion through the statues and murals that decorate these caves, which are over 1,6 years old!