The Art of War, literally The Laws of War (military methods) by Master Sun, is the most famous ancient Chinese treatise, dedicated to a military strategy and policy, written by Sun Tzu.
As Sun Tzu said the art of war is of vital importance to the state.
The treatise by Sun Tzu influenced crucially on a whole military art of the East. Although it is the first treatise on the military art, it includes clearly expressed common principles of strategy as well as tactics. A special place in a military theoretical literature belongs to comments on Sun Tzu, the earliest of which appeared in the Han era (AD 206-220), and the new ones are still being created....