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Admiral Cheng Ho ___Learn about the "Chinese commander of the Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne who expanded China's power in the Pacific from 1405 to 1433." - Illustrated - From the Mariners' Museum - http://www.mariner.org//educationalad/ageofex/china.php  

The Admiral of the Western Seas - Cheng Ho [Zheng He] ___"Altogether, Zheng He visited thirty nations from Asia to Africa, traveling more than "one thousand li" about 35,000 miles." Have you never heard of this great explorer? Here's a very good website from which to get acquainted with him. - Illustrated - From Robert K.H. Leo - http://members.tripod.com/khleo/chengho.htm  

Ancient Chinese Explorers: Zheng He (NOVA) ___During the Ming dynasty there was an explorer whose discoveries could have changed the history of the world had the Chinese dynasties pursued them further. Read about this amazing man here. - Illustrated - From PBS - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sultan/explorers2.html

Cheng Ho __ You will find a biographic sketch along with links to related materials. - from infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0921506.html

 

China's Great Armada and its Leader Zheng He __ A brief overview of the life and accomplishments of Zheng He. - From beijingtouree.com - http://www.beijingtouree.com/index.php/chinese-culture/history-beijing/40-history/306-chinas-great-armada-and-its-leader-zheng-he

The Great Chinese Mariner Zheng He __ "Zheng He sailed from China to many places throughout South Pacific, Indian Ocean, Taiwan, Persian Gulf and distant Africa in seven epic voyages from 1405 to 1433 ,some 80 years before Columbus's voyages."  Lots of information and resources for Zheng He - From chinapage.com - http://www.chinapage.com/zhenghe.html

Ho, Cheng __ A good overview of Cheng Ho, his life and accomplishments. - From hyperhistory.net - http://www.hyperhistory.net/apwh/bios/b3chengho.htm

The Voyages of Admiral Cheng Ho __ "In the ancient and medieval worlds, the Chinese were intrepid sailors. Their junks traveled the eastern oceans and were of a size and splendour that excited admiration and even disbelief in the western people who saw them, so much bigger were they than any vessels yet built in the western world."  A brief look at Admiral Cheng Ho. - From suite101.com - http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/east_asian_history/104278

Zheng He __ An encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_He

Zheng He - The Chinese Muslim Admiral __ Not only will you find a good biography but learn how Zheng He was a major part of the Opening Ceremonies of the Beijing Olympic Games. - illustrated - From muslimheritage.com - http://www.muslimheritage.com/topics/default.cfm?ArticleID=218  

 

 

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