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  770s BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The history of the Games is believed to reach as far back as the 13th century BC but no older written record survives.
771 BC - Death of Zhou you wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
771 BC - End of the Western Zhou Dynasty in China as "western" barbarian tribes sack the capital Hao.
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It was philosophers of this period who first enunciated the doctrine of the "mandate of heaven," the notion that the ruler (the "son of heaven") governed by divine right but his dethronement would mean that he had lost his mandate.
In 771 BC, the Zhou court was sacked, and its king killed by invading barbarians who were allied with rebel lords.
The first, from 770 to 476 BC, is called the Spring and Autumn Period, after a famous historical chronicle of the time; the second is known as the Warring States Period (475 to 221 BC).
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 Chinese History - Introduction for beginners - History Forum
During the 7th and 6th centuries bc, brief periods of stability were achieved through alliances among states, under the domination of the strongest member.
By the 3rd century bc, Chu was on the forefront of cultural innovation.
Around the 1st century bc, Wudi, the most activist of the Han emperors, decreed that officials should be selected on the basis of Confucian virtues, which gave Confucian scholars a privileged position in society.
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 Wikinfo | Zhou Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 771 BC, after King You had replaced his queen with a concubine Baosi, he was then sacked by the joint force of the queen's father, who was the powerful Marquess of Shen, and the barbarians.
The capital was moved eastward in 722 BC to Luoyang in present-day Henan Province.
The first, from 722 to 481 BC, is called the Spring and Autumn Period, after a famous historical chronicle of the time; the second is known as the Warring States Period (403 BC-221 BC).
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In 771 BC the Zhou capital was sacked by barbarians and rebel lords.
In 321 BC the kingdom of Chin (Ch'in, Qin) conquered the kingdom of Shu.
Beginning in 230 BC the king of the Chin began a ten-year campaign which ended in the conquest of all of the other warring states in 221 BC, resulting in the unification of China.
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 8th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rudamun, Pharaoh of the Twenty-third dynasty of Egypt (757 BC - 754 BC).
Iuput, Pharaoh of the Twenty-third dynasty of Egypt (754 BC - 715 BC).
Hezekiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 715 BC - 687 BC).
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 The Greeks - The rest of the world in c.500 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 510 BC, after a protracted struggle with its Etruscan kings, the nobility of Rome overthrew their monarchy and established a republic.
Originating in 1027 BC the Zhou had been an amalgam of city-states that had become progressively centralized and which had thrived until 771 BC when barbarians, allied to rebel lords, sacked their capital and court.
In 551 BC, the famous Chinese Scholar Confucius was born.
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 Archaeology Wordsmith
The Chou overthrew that of Shang in 1027 BC and was itself destroyed by the Ch'in in 256.
Its capital in the Western Chou period was at Tsung Chou in Shensi, moving to Loyang in Honan in 771, to begin the Eastern Chou period.
DEFINITION: The latter part of the Zhou dynasty, from 770 BC to the extinction of the Zhou royal house in 256 BC.
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 Qin Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, ...
BC 659-621) in escorting him to the throne at Jinn, with a promise of seceding to Qin 8 cities to the west of Yellow River.
In the autumn of 636 BC, the brother of Zhou King Xiangwang, Shu-dai, hired the Di barbarians in attacking the Zhou court.
In 473 B.C., the Wu Principality was annexed by Yüeh.
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 1. The Qin Dynasty - All Empires
The Eastern Zhou Dynasty, established in 771 BC, was little more than a puppet empire, for China was split into many feudals states, each vying for control of the nation.
The date 476 BC is significant as the Zhou emperor was demoted to prince in that year, and it marked the end of the Zhou Dynasty.
Yin Zheng, rumoured to be the bastard son of Prime Minister Lu Buwei, came to the throne in 247 BC after the death of Duke Zhuangxiang.
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1027-777 BC The first dynasty to unite most of China under a single government was the Zhou Dynasty.
The Eastern Zhou period is thought of as the 'shaping period' of Chinese culture.
When the western Zhou started is uncertain but traditionally 1122 BC and 1027 BC are the dates given to us.
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 Farrah Faye's Multiply Site - Eastern Zhou - 771-221 BC - 2/2
It traced its origin to K'ung Fu-tzu or Confucius (551-479 BC), a member of the lower nobility and a minor official in the small state of Lu and was later extended by Mencius (372-289 BC), like Confucius, an itinerant scholar teaching his disciples in different states and offering advice to their rulers.
Just opposite to his view, Xunzi (about 313-238 BC), also a Confucian of the state of Chu argued that people are born selfish and that it is only through education and ritual that they learn to give up evil and return to good.
Besides the glory achievements in the ideology field, another noted man you should not miss is Qu Yuan (340 BC - 278 BC) - a great poet and politician served as a chancellor to King Huai of the Kingdom of Chu.
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 Ancient China: The Chou, 1050-256 BC
Ancient China: The Chou, 1050-256 BC The Chou, 1050-256 BC When the Chou usurped the throne from the Shang dynasty, China itself was split into several states.
This begins the period of the Eastern Chou, which was to last until its overthrow by the Ch'in in 256 BC; in Chinese history, this period is called "the Spring and Autumn period" (771-401 BC) and the "Warring States Period" (401-256 BC).
In the Spring and Autumn period (771-401 BC), China largely consisted of a group of minimally powerful kingdoms; the Chou themselves never regained enough military or political power to reconquer the west or even to maintain much control over the city-states they ruled over.
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 Farrah Faye's Multiply Site - Eastern Zhou - 771-221 BC -1/2
In its early days, the Western Zhou Dynasty (The 11th century BC to 711 BC) was sufficiently powerful to be able to control the vassal states.
Finally, in 579 BC and 546 BC, two treaties were made between Jin and Chu kingdoms, resulting in a short peace in the Central Plains.
In 256 BC, Qin dispatched army and defeated the Eastern Zhou Dynasty.
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 770s BC
Centuries: 9th century BC - 8th century BC - 7th century BC
Crown Prince Ji Yi Jiu[?] escapes to the East where he will reign as Zhou ping wang[?].
770 BC - Beginning of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty in China as Zhou ping wang[?] becomes the first King of the Dynasty to rule from the new capital of Chengzhou[?] (today Luoyang).
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 ARTKids - ARTAges Art History of China
By the 4th century BC the number of states had shrunk to seven.
In 256 BC the princes of those states assumed the title of king, stopped paying homage to the Chou king, and continued to fight for supremacy.
His teaching, Confucianism, was the state teaching from the beginning of the Han Dynasty in 202 BC to the end of the imperial period in 1911.
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 Weapons of Ancient China
During and after the Western Zhou Dynasty (11th century BC-771 BC), it was briefly replaced by bronze jian (sword), which is easier to wield in combat.
During the seven years of turmoil which resulted in the end of the Qin Dynasty (221 BC-206 BC) and the beginning of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 25), the importance of cavalry increased dramatically and jian, used primarily to stab, was no longer adequate.
It was popularized during the Shang Dynasty (17th century BC-11th century BC) and had a bronze tip.
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In 77 BC he left Rome to study rhetoric which was considered to be essential for a political career.
In 59 BC Caesar was elected to a consulship and married again (Calpurnia, daughter of Lucius Piso).
Caesar and one of his legion began the Civil War of 49 BC by defying the Senate, crossing the Rubicon, and marched on Rome.
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 Chinese food history and culture page 2
Modern archaeological studies provide evidence of still more ancient origins in a culture that flourished between 2500 and 2000 B.C. in what is now central China and the lower Huang He (Yellow River) Valley of north China.
Centuries of migration, amalgamation, and development brought about a distinctive system of writing, philosophy, art, and political organization that came to be recognizable as Chinese civilization.
These developments, which probably occurred in the latter Zhou period, were manifested in greater central control over local governments and a more routinized agricultural taxation.
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 World History 900- 700 BC
Solomon instituted new methods of government and entered into a series of alliances to ensure that his Kingdom would remain at peace.
It was able to develop in the shadow of the Assyrian Empire.
- According to legend, Rome was founded in 753 B.C. Its traditional founder was Romulus, said to be the son of a princess of Alba Longa.
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 Zhou Dynasty
At approximately 1027 BC, the ruling Shang dynasty was overthrown by the Zhou citizens.
(Zhou Dynasty 2.) Confucius lived from 551 BC to 479 BC and he believed that males must take part in their designated tasks in a society of power.
By the end of the eighth century BC, China was no longer subsequent to Western Asia in terms of technological progress.
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 The Greeks - The Rest of the World at the time of Classical Greece
Europe: In 510 BC, after a protracted struggle with its Etruscan kings, the nobility of Rome overthrew their monarchy and established a republic.
China: In the far Eastern corner of China the Zhou Dynasty, a feudal-type society based on family dynasties, was coming to the end of a long period of decline.
Mesoamerica: During the 5th and 6th centuries BC, the ancient Olmec civilization was coming to an end in Mexico.
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 Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Descent became patriarchal, from father to son, rather than from eldest brother to youngest brother as in the Shang.
In BC 771 the Zhou court was sacked, and its king was killed by invading barbarians.
In BC 221, the remnants of the Zhou dynasty were snuffed out with the successive liquidation of the 6 other rival states.
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 Han Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
In 90 BC, General Li Guangli and his 70,000 troops were defeated by the Huns, and Li Guangli himself surrendered to the Huns and he was killed by the Huns.
During the reign of Emperor Yuandi, 48-32 BC, one of the Hunnic kings, 'Huhanye Chanyu', surrendered to Chinese, and colonization reached Cheshi.
In 33 BC, 'Huhanye Chanyu', came to Han capital for the second time and was married with lady Wang Zhaojun, a court maid of honour.
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 Romulus and Remus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
753 BC) are the traditional founders of Rome, appearing in Roman mythology as the twin sons of the priestess Rhea Silvia, fathered by the god of war Mars.
Each took a seat on the ground apart from one another, and, according to Plutarch, Remus saw six vultures (which were considered to be sacred to Mars, their father), while Romulus saw twelve.
When Remus was enraged by Romulus’s victory, and as Romulus began digging a trench where his city's wall was to run on April 21, 753 BC, he ridiculed some parts of the work, and obstructed others.
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 Dynasties of China: Zhou Dynasty
The last Shang Dynasty (The 16th - the 11th century BC) monarch, Dixin, normally known as King Zhou, was a despot just like King Jie of the Xia Dynasty (The 21st to the 17th century BC).
In 1122 BC, assisted by Jiangshang and Zhoudan, King Wu launched a punitive attack against King Zhou of the Shang.
The Zhou Dynasty is traditionally divided into two periods: the Western Zhou (11th century BC to 771 BC) with Haojing as its capital and the Eastern Zhou (770 BC - 221 BC), when the capital was moved east to present Luoyang.
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 china education - china - history
In 221 BC, the first Emperor of China (so-called because all the previous dynastic heads only called themselves kings), Qin Shihuangdi, conquered the rest of China after a few hundred years of disunity.
The other reason is because the state of Qin had a lot of iron, and consequently, at the dawn of the iron age, had many more iron weapons than the other armies did.
In 206 BC, when the Han dynasty was founded, China stretched from modern Shenyang (some 500 km north of Beijing) in the north to around Guilin in the south; from the Pacific in the east to well past Chongqing in the west.
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In 771 BC, Wei valley capital overrun by barbarians who sacked the capital and killed the rather foolish king.
Confucius was born 551 BC, since he was literate, probably belonged to lower nobility or knightly class.
From 516 BC until 70 AD, Jewish state generally dominated in coming centuries by outside powers, but able to maintain cultural coherence through observance of the traditions and religion, and the Jews were occasionally able to assert themselves.
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 The Origins of Chinese Civilization
They were located in the middle of the principalities, giving rise to what the Chinese call their country -- the Middle Kingdom.
The Zhou were able to maintain peace and stability through the hegemon system for a few hundred years; then in 771 BC, the capital was sacked by barbarians from the west.
After the capital was sacked by barbarians from the west, the Zhou moved east, thus neatly dividing the Zhou dynasty into eastern and western periods.
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