Eight Guan Zhai: in Guide old city Chengnan, the kusung river bank, some imposing manner grand temple, in the courtyard has a modelling unique octagonal pavilion, in the pavilion towers 18 stone pillars with buddhist inscription, this is famous “eight closes the room” the tablet. bright Chongzhennianjian, is against Li Zicheng farmer insurrectionary army attacks a city once more, starts to reinforce the city dike. In order to favor the defense, with protects “Yan Lu Gongci” who the city dike adjoins to demolish. After the moat deepens the broaden, the river water inundates soaks “eight closes the room” the tablet stone, afterward, this tablet is moved to by the west the moat the approximately 35 meters place. To Qing Dynasty Shunzhinianjian, national history courtyard bachelor who resigned on account of age and returned to one's home place the Song power, was “eight closes the room” the tablet to construct the tablet pavilion. Kangxi Dynasty, also some people construct main hall three in the tablet pavilion north side, consecrates the image of Buddha, duplicate Kaiyuan Temple. after new China was established, “eight close the room” to obtain the protection as the cultural relic, in 1952, the Shangqiu County people's government eight closed the pavilion to be completely renovated. What a pity, this as early as is announced by Henan Province one of for first batch of provincial level key Cultural relic preservation organs “eight closes in 1963 the room” to destroy in “ten years of disorder”. “Eight close the room” after 1000 remaining years of life the tablet to overthrow in the place, breaks is two sections. Latter is collected by the local cultural relic department. “eight closes the room” full after the historical tribulation, many historical sites difficult to seek same year's elegant demeanor, but “eight closed the room” the tablet history actually forever to fire imagination. In the early-1990s, the Local government constructed “Yan Lu Gongci”, engraved again “eight closes the room” the tablet in the ancestral hall. For this ancient historical city, has five millennium history inside story thick earth with this piece, has reappeared magnificent artistic rare and beautiful flowers.
Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.Text by Steve Smith.