Wit­ness to An­cient Bat­tle­grounds

China Scenic - - Military -

The north­ern area of Yan­men­guan sits close to the bound­ary be­tween agri­cul­tural and no­madic civ­i­liza­tions; hence, since an­cient times, this area has wit­nessed count­less bat­tles, such as the bat­tles be­tween the Song and Liao dy­nas­ties. Illustration/ Liu Zhenyu

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