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Chinese poem illustration: 哥舒歌 Song for General Geshu by no name

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Apparently revised from a fork song during the Prosperous Tang period, this simple and crispy rhythm poem depicts the glorious military power of the time and also the gratefulness toward the famous general Geshu Han, one of the many central asians lived ,worked and served in the Tang empire.

This poem could be a very political correct poem per looking into the poem from the angle of classic chinese astrology or astronomy, which two actually is one thing in ancient China. This interpretation of astrology is analysed at the end of the video



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