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"Blood-sweating" horses

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"Blood-sweating" horses

Post by annis » Mon March 7th, 2011, 7:20 am

Last year I coincidentally read several novels which featured these legendary horses, also known as "Heavenly Horses", and became intrigued by them. I recently came across this news item about a discovery in China which has reignited interest in the legend.

The bones of 80 horses unearthed from the mausoleum of a Chinese emperor who lived more than 2,000 years ago have rekindled an ancient legend about blood-sweating "heavenly" horses from central Asia.

Full article here:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/c ... 741941.htm

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Post by fljustice » Mon March 7th, 2011, 3:57 pm

Very interesting. Thanks for the link, annis!
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