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In the Western world, Guan Yu is sometimes called the Taoist God of War, probably because he is one of the most well-known military generals worshipped by the Chinese people. This is a misconception of his role, as, unlike the Greco-Roman deity Mars or the Norse god Týr, Guan Yu, as a god, does not necessarily bless those who go to battle but rather, people who observe the code of brotherhood and righteousness.

In the Western world, Guan Yu is sometimes called the Taoist God of War, probably because he is one of the most well-known military generals worshipped by the Chinese people. This is a misconception of his role, as, unlike the Greco-Roman deity Mars or the Norse god Týr, Guan Yu, as a god, does not necessarily bless those who go to battle but rather, people who observe the code of brotherhood and righteousness.

General Han Xin "The blade of divine hatred". The general tasked with finding Eldor Gardarian and having him executed for his crimes. Also has a furious hatred of all monk orders that do not directly obey the Emperor's rules and edicts. It is rumoured that he consorts with Kuei-kin (vampires), demons, devils and other evil beings.

General Han Xin "The blade of divine hatred". The general tasked with finding Eldor Gardarian and having him executed for his crimes. Also has a furious hatred of all monk orders that do not directly obey the Emperor's rules and edicts. It is rumoured that he consorts with Kuei-kin (vampires), demons, devils and other evil beings.

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Three Kingdoms Huang Zhong - Google Search

Three Kingdoms Huang Zhong - Google Search

guan yu, weibin tang on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/guan-yu-67f398fa-973c-4fcb-a4d6-3e100f2b9a0b

guan yu, weibin tang on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/guan-yu-67f398fa-973c-4fcb-a4d6-3e100f2b9a0b

"Guan Yu" Tattoo Design ©2014 CUSTOM TATTOO DESIGN ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

"Guan Yu" Tattoo Design ©2014 CUSTOM TATTOO DESIGN ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

toyhaven: Check out 303 Toys new China series 1/6 scale General Guan Yu (Yunchang) 12-inch figure

toyhaven: Check out 303 Toys new China series 1/6 scale General Guan Yu (Yunchang) 12-inch figure

Short ceremonial halberd.  Ottoman (?), Its form is derived from the scythe (agricultural hand tool for mowing grass); in times of unrest, peasants would turn their hand tools into more effective weapons.

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林韋龍 銅雕 - 王者風範 (關公)

林韋龍 銅雕 - 王者風範 (關公)