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  Chen Dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chen Dynasty 陳朝 (557-589) was the fourth and the last of the Southern dynasties in China, eliminated by the Sui Dynasty.
The devastation of the last years of the Liang Dynasty severely crippled the Chen Dynasty.
The last of the Emperors, Hou Zhou, has been described as 'drunk, dissolute, neglectful of the Great Spirits of Heaven and His Ancestors, addicted to foolish superstition and surrounded by worthless companions.' The Sui distributed pamphlets on his faults causing the population to revolt.
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 Encyclopedia: Chen Dynasty
Liang Dynasty (also: Leung in Cantonese,) 梁朝 (502-557) was the third of Southern dynasties in China, followed by the Chen Dynasty.
The Northern Wei Dynasty (北魏 386-534) is most noted for the unification of northern China in 440, it was also heavily involved in funding the arts and many antiques and art works from this period have survived.
Events Births Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, uncle of Muhammad Deaths Chen Wen Di, Chinese ruler of the Chen Dynasty Theodosius I, Patriarch of Alexandria.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chen-Dynasty   (861 words)

 chen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chen is also a Hebrew family name used by Israeli.
Chen (state) during the Zhou Dynasty, was rewarded to a descendant of Shun by King Wu of Zhou.
Chen Bridge is where a military uprising (陳橋兵變) that led to the establishment of Song Dynasty (960-1279).
www.yourencyclopedia.net /chen.html   (196 words)

 Chen Style Taijiquan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was a successful provincial candidate in the imperial military examinations during late period of the Ming Dynasty and in the imperial civil examinations during the early part of the Qing Dynasty.
Chen Wang Ting was appointed "Commander of the Garrison Force" of Wenxian County in 1641 with the duty of mopping up bandits in Shandon Province.
In 1644 the Ming Dynasty was overthrown by Qing.
www.uswushuacademy.com /FAQ/chenstyle.htm   (358 words)

 Science Fair Projects - Chen
Chen is a fictional character in the British science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf
Chen Bridge is where a military uprising began (陳橋兵變) that led to the establishment of Song Dynasty (960-1279).
Chen style Taijiquan is the senior family school of that well-known Chinese martial art.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Chen   (369 words)

 ChinaFromInside.com presents...  TAIJIQUAN - Origins and Development of Taijiquan
Chen Bu entered the village and saw that on the south was a boundless sandy banks with a murmuring snake-like Yellow River winding to the east.
Chen Bu established a martial arts school in the village and was accepting students and passing on his knowledge.
Chen Wangting was very talented and diligent, and studied hard since early childhood, practicing martial arts in the mornings and studying literature in the evenings.
www.chinafrominside.com /ma/taiji/TJQorigins.html   (2224 words)

 Tai Chi Chuan
Chen Wang Ting's original form of Chen style T'ai Chi Ch'uan is often referred to as the "Old Frame" (Lao Chia) and its second form as "Cannon Fist" (Pao Chui).
In the latter part of the 18th century, a fifth generation descendant of Chen Wang Ting, Chen You Ben simplified the original forms into sets, which have come to be known as the "New Style" (Hsin Chia).
Chen You Ben's nephew, Chen Ching Ping, created a variation of the New Style which is known as the "Small Frame" (Hsiao Jia) or "Chao Pao" form.
www.grandmaster.cc /history/TaiChiChuan.php3   (1744 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When his reputation was recognized by the Ming Emperor of the Tang dynasty, Chen Po was knighted by Emperor Siyi with the title of Shi-Yee along with a purple robe.
According to the 26 Logs of Chinese History, Chen Po was born in An-Hui.
This is the main reason why the Tang Dynasty seemed to be the most prosperous and the origin of most of the Chinese cultural treasures.
www.purpleking.com /html/history.htm   (370 words)

 Sui Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 581, Yangjian, a relative of the royal family, usurped the throne and renamed the empire the Sui Dynasty with Chang'an (present Xian City in Shaanxi Province) as his capital city.
The Sui Dynasty re-established these and with the Silk Road, promoted the exchange between China and the Western Asia, laying a solid foundation for a flourishing Tang Dynasty (618 - 907).
The Sui Dynasty's early demise was attributed to the government's tyranny and ceaseless wars.
www.warriortours.com /intro/history/sui   (1059 words)

 Tai Chi
Chen was a native of Chen Jia Gou, Wen County, in Henan Province.
In the latter part of the Eighteenth century, a fifth generation descendant of Chen Wang Ting, Chen You Ben simplified the original forms into sets which have come to be known as the "New Style" (Xin Jia).
Chen You Ben's nephew, Chen Ching Ping, created a variation of the New Style which is known as the "Small Frame" (Xiao Jia) or "Zhao Bao" form.
www.shenwu.com /taichi.htm   (3362 words)

 SGZ Intro & Translation Notes
Chen Shou worked under the Jin government and together with the fact that he was formerly an official of Shu-Han, it comes to no surprise that he was very careful in choosing the words he used.
This was a crucial point since the legitimacy of the Jin dynasty depended on the legitimacy of the previous dynasty which the Sima family usurped.
With the Western Jin crumbling to barbarians, there were legitimacy concerns with the new Eastern Jin dynasty, mirroring that of Shu-Han and its claim that it was continuing the lineage of the previous Han dynasty.
www.3kingdoms.net /sgzbios/sgzintro.htm   (1359 words)

 Era of Disunity - (AD 220 to 618 -- 399 Years)
The Shu Dynasty (221-263) was established in the southwestern China, and the Wu Dynasty (222-280) in the southeast.
None of the non-Chinese dynasties were able to extend their control over the entire North China plain until 420, when the Northern Wei Dynasty did so.
During this period the process of sinofication accelerated among the non-Chinese arrivals in the north and among the aboriginal tribesmen in the south.
www.paulnoll.com /China/Dynasty/dynasty-disunity.html   (523 words)

 THE TRAGEDY OF CHINESE REVOLUTION -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
In deed, Chen Duxiu's decadent life style with Japanese prostitutes of Ginzai entertainment district, prior to his return to Shanghai to launch the magazine in 1915, could be validated by his attempts to have the revoltionary-monk Su Manshu identify with him.
Chen Duxiu was arrested by the government for his political activity in June 1919, and Li Dazhao continued to engage Hu Shi by writing "Another Discussion In Regards To Issue vs Ism" on Aug 17th.
Chen Jiongming agreed to re-organize Li Zongren's troops as "3rd route border army of Guangxi-Guangdong provinces" for sake of preventing Li Zongren from joining the remnant Guangxi armies which were counter-attacking Guangdong army to the west of Nanning city.
www.uglychinese.org /tragedy.htm   (12510 words)

 CNN.com - Taiwan's U.N. move sparks fresh Chinese anger - August 11, 2002
While Chen subsequently backtracked from those remarks, the comments provoked a flood of invective from Beijing and veiled threats to establish its control of Taiwan by force.
At a rally Sunday in Taipei, Chen said Taiwan would not be "intimidated" by its larger rival, but did not repeat calls for an independence referendum, Reuters reports.
Chen shared the stage Sunday with his predecessor Lee Teng-hui, another Taiwan leader who earned China's wrath during his 12-year reign.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/asiapcf/east/08/11/china.taiwan.anger   (833 words)

 Tai Chi (TaiJi) Page / Hsing-I Martial Arts Institute
The Six-animal Exercises created by Liu An of the Han Dynasty and the Five-animal Exercises, which was the result of the revision of the former by Hua Tuo, a famous doctor of the late Han Dynasty, were both health-preserving ways using a combination of deep breathing exercises and the imitation of actions of various animals.
Chen Wangting's improved method was not limited to catching the enemy's bone joints to overpower him, but was meant to attack the enemy's vital parts, too.
Chen's method was very combat efficient at the time, but, owing to the fact that his kicking method easily caused serious injuries, only the knocking-over method was used.
www.hsing-i.com /tai_chi/Guhist.html   (3201 words)

 golden temple   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the tenth year of the reign of Emperor Chongzhen in the Ming Dynasty (1637), Governor Zhang Genghe moved the Golden Temple tojinding Monastery on Jizushan Mountain in Binchuan County, a sacred shrine of Buddhism.
The inscriptions on the tablet are records of the earthquake that happened in Yunnan during the reign of Qian long in the Qing Dynasty, thus providing valuable information for a further study of the history of earthquakes in Kunming.
Below the vault of the belfry hangs a bronze bell cast in 1423 during the reign of Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty, 3.5 metres in height, 6.7 metres in circumference around the mouth and 14 tons in weight, the biggest of its kind in Kunming.
chinaguides.shanghai-window.com /destination/yunnan/kunming/jindian.htm   (1687 words)

 Chenjiagou Taijiquan - v1.4 Evolution
The origins of Taijiquan are often attributed to one Zhang San Feng (a Daoist of either the Twelfth or Fifteenth century depending on the source) who created the Art after witnessing a fight between a snake and a crane (I'm sorry but I have to say this is baloney!).
Chen was a native of Chenjiagou, Wen County, in Henan Province.
After the fall of the Ming and the establishment of the Ching Dynasty (Originally, the Art was only taught to members of the Chen clan until a promising young outsider named Yang Lu Chan was accepted as a student in the early part of the Nineteenth century.
www.chen-taiji.com /Jas/v1.4-Evolution.htm   (427 words)

The Art was only taught to members of the Chen clan until a promising young outsider named Yang Luzhan was accepted as a student in the early part of the 19th century.
Chen Wangding's original form of Chen style Taijiquan is often refered to as the "Old Frame" (Laojia) and its second form as "Cannon Fist" (Paochui).
Chen Youben's nephew, Chen Jingbing, created a variation of the New Style which is known as the "Small Frame" (Xiaojia) or "Zhaobao" form.
www.atlantamartialarts.com /styles/taijiquan.htm   (1578 words)

 phorum - Chinese Culture Forum at Asiawind - North and South Dynasties (1)
The founder of this dynasty was Liu Yu (¼B¸Î).
The dynasty had been ruled by eight rulers and their surname was Liu (¼B).
The founder of this dynasty was Chen Baxian (³¯ÅQ¥ý).
www.asiawind.com /forums/read.php?f=2&i=2214&t=2214   (485 words)

Chên Kuo Chiang Chün: "noble guarding the dynasty", the title of a Noble of the Imperial Lineage of the ninth rank.
Fêng Kuo Chiang Chün: "noble serving the dynasty", the title of a Noble of the Imperial Lineage of the eleventh rank.
Pu Ju Pa Fên Chên Kuo Kung: "lesser prince guarding the dynasty, not encroaching on the eight privileges", the title of a Prince of the Blood of the seventh rank.
4dw.net /royalark/China/glossary.htm   (1686 words)

 Sui Dynasty and Yang Jian - China History Forum, online chinese history forum
The last ruler of the Chen dynasty was Emperor Houzhu (陈后主), who reign was marked by extreme extravagance, political corruption and debauchery.
Chen minister Lu Zhongshu (吕忠肃) held his defence at Qiting (today's Western Gorge, southwest of Yichang).
Chen General Ren Zhong (任忠), who had just retreated from the front, surrendered and guided Han Qinhu's men to the city gate.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=770   (1830 words)

 Zhangzhou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 686, the second year of Chuigong in the Tang Dynasty, Chen Yuanguang the Pioneer Saint of Zhangzhou established Zhangzhou Prefecture by the Zhang River, today's Yunxiao, and assumed office as governor.
In the Ming Dynasty, it was changed to Zhangzhou Fu, the prefecture of the Ming Dynasty.
It was said that in the Kaihuang Period in the Sui Dynasty someone raised cranes in the mountain and villagers could often hear the singing of the cranes.
www.fzu.edu.cn /fujian/ezhangz.html   (1037 words)

 Crunruh Books Themes and Variations: The Zisha Pottery of Chen Mingyuan
Themes and Variations: The Zisha Pottery of Chen Mingyuan is the first of its kind with such extensive exhibits and research work devoted to one single Yixing potter.
Chen Mingyuan, a master potter active during the Kangxi reign of the Qing dynasty.
Chen Mingyuan created zisha pottery (purple clay or yixing pottery) in the forms of objects for scholar's desk, archaistic vessels, tea wares and trompe l'oeil pieces.
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 Chen (surname) - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Initial surname Chen was from Gui (Chinese:媯, pinyin: Gūi), which was an ancient Chinese surname of descendants of Emperor Shun, who was one of the Three August Ones and the Five Emperors.
To show his respect for Emperor Shun, the new state, which was also named by Chen, was one of the Three Guest States of Zhou (Chinese:三恪, pinyin: Sān Kè), which meant this nation was not the subordinate, but the guest of Zhou.
Chen is a genus of geese, which is sometimes included in Anser.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Chen_%28surname%29   (414 words)

 Featured Athlete Of The Week: Clayton Davis :: Junior diver putting final touches on remarkable season
A glimpse of the dynasty was first seen during the regular season, when three of Chen's athletes garnered five Big Ten Diver of the Week awards.
As the architect of this dynasty, Chen not only needed to bring in strong supporting units like McCambridge, but was required to strengthen its foundation.
McCambridge was in fifth place heading into her final round of the platform, when Chen told her that he was already pleased with her performances and had done a great job.
purduesports.collegesports.com /sports/m-swim/spec-rel/022404aaa.html   (1770 words)

 Zhuang 05
For traditional Chinese historiography, the era of divisions comes to an end with the advent of the Sui dynasty [581-618] which, although short-lived, is held to have prepared the way for the Tang and hence belongs more properly to the period of later unity.
Madame Xi’s support was critical to the dynasty in the local area and the many ways in which she was rewarded over her long life of service to first the Chen and then the Sui dynasties are noteworthy.
By the Chen period there were eleven counties and several commanderies; the Sui established a total of fourteen counties and five commanderies.
mcel.pacificu.edu /as/resources/zhuang/zhuang5.htm   (6470 words)

 Chen Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Decline continued during the Chen Dynasty - the last of the six dynasties in the South.
A strengthened and unified North took control with little trouble.
The demise was hastened by one of the first uses of printed propaganda, the Northern leader distributed 300,000 leaflets decrying the weaknesses of Hou Zhu and thereby convinced many that Heaven no longer backed the dynasty.
www.sacu.org /dynchen.html   (62 words)

 Jiao Bingzhen 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Paintings by Jiao Bingzhenof the Qing Dynasty, height 24.9 cm.These are three of a group of paintingsdepicting agricultural production in theQing Dynasty.
In the Yuan dynasty, with the rise of scholar painting and the increasing emphasis placed on painting as a means of personal expression, the exactness and realism of "ruled-line painting" gradually declined in popularity.
Although it never regained its former status, it did experience a resurgence in the works of some early Ch'ing court painters, who were influenced by Western techniques of painting composition and architectural drawing.
www.chinapage.com /painting/jiaobingzhen/jiao04.html   (294 words)

 Antique Zen Asian Antiques, Art and Buddhist Antiquities
Western Chin Dynasty (Note: the Unification of Chin is derivative of the word 'China'), 265 to 420 CE Milestone: Division of North and South
Chin, the Nu-chen Tartars, 1115 to 1260 CE
Ching Dynasty, 1644 to 1911 CE (Late Ching is generally accepted to mean the 19th century).
www.antiquezen.com /antiqueart.html   (293 words)

 August 23, 1999a   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There can be no question about this for, with the April election of Mr Tung Chee Chen to the rank of Chairman of The Hongkong General Chamber of Commerce, it means that the British dominance over The Chamber, whereby Brits were automatically ‘elected’ to its Chairmanship, has come to a screeching halt.
Chairman Tung Chee Chen must be considered the personification of the Chinese virtue of humility.
Chairman Tung Chee Chen has been a member of The Chamber for more than a decade, now, so it could be said that he has ‘gone to school’, having learned the way of a chairman by watching his (British) betters in the hot seat.
www.targetnewspapers.com /updates/articles/AUG99/990823A.HTM   (924 words)

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