Japanese tattoo designs


Japanese tattoo designs have appeared rather long ago. Despite this, over a long enough period of time they are able to retain its leading positions and continue to be the most popular and in demand all over the world. This is not surprising, moreover, this interest can be called justifiable and understandable.

First of all, it is quite diverse and notice not less colourful history of this country and its culture in particular. Thus, the Japanese craftsmen made sure that their tattoo does not only look aesthetically and superficially attractive, but carried a small (and sometimes very deep) semantic implication.

One of the main types or styles of tattoos are Japanese tattoos . Tattoo is a kind of visit card of a person, who is able to tell about the culture of the country from which tattoo originates. Japanese culture is one of the most picturesque with the original cultures of our world. Therefore, Japanese tattoo designs enjoy wide fame. The Japanese tattoo, you can include the characters, although in the Japanese culture they do not have any relationship.

The meaning of the kanji is that it can mean anything, Continue reading

History of the conflict between North Korea and South Korea


The armed forces of South Korea are in the highest degree of combat readiness in connection with the firing by the DPRK to the South Korean island Yeonpyeong in the area of the demilitarized zone, Reuters reported .

The origins of the current tensions on the Korean Peninsula were laid in 1945, when the end of the Second world war.

Until 1945 Korea was a colony of Japan, her General-governorship. The defeat of the red Army troops of the Kwantung army of Japan led to the release of North Korea in August 1945. By agreement between the allies on an Antihitlerite coalition in Korea were determined for 2 time zones to receive the surrender of the Japanese army: Soviet – North of 38th parallel and American – in the South.

In September 1945, in the South of the country has landed troops in the USA.

In 1947 the question of the establishment in Korea of a single state on the US initiative referred to the discussion of the UN, adopted the decision to hold elections monitored by the UN Commission.

In may 1948 in South Korea held parliamentary elections and on August 15, 1948 proclaimed the Republic of Korea.

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Development of culture in Central Asia


Already in the IX century in the region the political power of the Arabs had somewhat subsided. The Board gradually local dynasties. But the Arab, Islamic to be exact. civilization has given a considerable impetus to the revival and then a powerful revival of cultural life here. It is generally assumed, a hundred and IX-XII centuries Central Asia was a period of early Renaissance.

Representatives of the region made a significant contribution to the human civilization. What were the factors that contributed to the takeoff?

By the end of 8 or early 9 century, the situation in the region has begun to stabilize. In the Arab Caliphate after the coming to power of the Abbasid dynasty had begun to understand better the importance of the development of science, of culture for social progress. The essence of religion, Islam also has directed people to knowledge, humanistic values.

Socio-economic interests of Central Asia also dictate the need of development of material and spiritual culture. The creation of centralized States of the Samanids, Karakhanids and Khorezm breeds the conditions for intensive development of Sciences. Many rulers sympathetic to spirituality and enlightenment and patronized the development of culture. Happens flourishing architecture (construction of mosques, Continue reading

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