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  Chinese era name - China-related Topics CE-CH - China-Related Topics
To name a year using an era name only requires counting how many years the year in question is after the first year of the era.
Declaration of another era name when one was in use was regarded as a challenge to the current emperor.
In addition, using a particular era name was a political act implying recognition of a sovereign's right to rule, and one issue that traditional Chinese historians faced was which set of era names to use when dating a historical event.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Chinese_era_name   (903 words)

  
  Chinese era name: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Chinese era name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Chinese era name, commonly referred to in Chinese as Nian Hao 年號 (pinyin nian2 hao4), is the "era name" commonly used when numbering years in an emperor's reign and naming certain Chinese rulers.
To name a year using an era name is only counting how many years the year in qusetion is after first year of the era.
Emperors from the Tang Dynasty up to (but not including) the Ming Dynasty are better identified by their unique miao hao (廟號), or "temple names." Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty emperors are known by their era names, because during these two dynasties the practice was to choose only one motto for the whole reign.
www.encyclopedian.com /ch/Chinese-era-name.html   (737 words)

  
 Era - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its primary meaning is treated in the article on the calendar era, which is the year numbering system used with a calendar, referring to an established year of reference, usually the (often presumed) start of a state, religion, cosmology.
Such rather impractical system –a nightmare for historians once a single piece of the puzzle is missing- is the use of reign years, which often reflects the preponderance in public life of the absolute ruler in many ancient cultures, while such tradition sometimes outlives the political power of the throne.
Era was an East Asian imperial practice of numbering years in an emperor's reign, each being treated as a new era.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Era_name   (491 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Chinese era name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Chinese era name (traditional Chinese: 年號, simplified Chinese: 年号, pinyin nían hào) is the era name, reign period, or regnal title used when traditionally numbering years in an emperor's reign and naming certain Chinese rulers (see the conventions).
Jianzhongjingguo (建中靖國 jian4 zhong1 jing4 guo2), the first era name of Emperor Huizong of Song China, means "establishing a happy medium and cleansing the country", reflecting his idealism towards moderating the rivalry among the conservative and progressive parties on political and social reformation.
In addition, using a particular era name was a political act implying recognition of a sovereign's right to rule, and one issue that traditional Chinese historians faced was which set of era names to use when dating a historical event.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chinese-era-name   (1919 words)

  
 Chinese era name
An era name (traditional Chinese: 年號, simplified Chinese: 年号, pinyin nían hào) is the era name, or regnal title, used when numbering years in an emperor's reign traditionally and naming certain Chinese rulers (see the conventions).
Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty emperors are known by their era names, because during these two dynasties the practice was to choose only one motto for the whole reign.
Era names were also employed (under different naming conventions) in other East Asian countries such as Korea, Japan and Vietnam, mostly because of China's cultural influence.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/chinese_era_name   (833 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Chinese calendar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Because Chinese dates are on firm ground beginning in 841 BCE, the calendar of the early Zhou dynasty is known to have used arbitrary intercalations.
Taurus (♉) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and its name is Latin for Bull.
Chinese astrology (占星術 pinyin: zhan4 xing1 shu4; 星學 pinyin: xing1 xue2; 七政四餘 pinyin: qi1 zheng4 si4 yu2; and 果老星宗 pinyin: guo3 lao3 xing1 zong1) is related to the Chinese calendar, particularly its 12-year cycle of animals (aka Chinese Zodiac), and the fortune-telling aspects according to movement of heavenly...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chinese-calendar   (7810 words)

  
 Chinese name -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chinese family names are written first, something which often causes confusion among those from cultures where the family name usually comes last.
Thus, the family name of (Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)) Mao Zedong is Mao (毛), and his given name is Zedong (澤東, 泽东).
Chinese married women usually retain their maiden name as their (The name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)) family name, rather than adopt the name of their husband, and children usually inherit the father's family name.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/C/Ch/Chinese_name.htm   (1356 words)

  
 Japanese era name - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Upon his death, an emperor is thereafter referred to with the name of the era marked by their reign.
Historically, prior to the Meiji Restoration, era names were changed on many different occasions including celebrations, major political incidents, and natural disasters, but emperors never posthumously took the name of an era.
Incidentally, on modern official papers, those born prior to the Meiji period wrote not the era name in which they were born, but Edo period (No one born in that time period, over 130 years ago, is alive now).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Japanese_era_name   (581 words)

  
 era
Era is also popularly used to denote the passing of shorter periods, such as the Big Band era, Disco era.
In a calendar, the era is the date from which years in the calendar are counted.
Japanese eras began with the ascension of an emperor.
www.fact-library.com /era.html   (491 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Guangzhou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Chinese abbreviation of Guangzhou is Sui (穗; pinyin: sùi; Jyutping: seoi6; Yale: seuīh).
Guangzhou was one of the five Chinese treaty ports opened by the Treaty of Nanjing (signed in 1842) at the end of the First Opium War between United Kingdom and China.
Shamian Island (Chinese: 沙面岛, pinyin: sha mian dao) in the city of Guangzhou in the Guangdong province of China, was a concession given to European and American traders operating in Guangzhou area by the Manchu government in the 18th century.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Guangzhou   (4563 words)

  
 pokerroom name - pokerroom.cd
Chinese A popular belief is that Poker started forming in China around 900 A.D. Even though cards, as we know them, had not emerged yet.
The Chinese had the game dominoes, which had not only been developed in this era, but was also becoming very popular.
Firstly, its name is derived from the fact that at one stage of the game the player, in turn, declares the state of their hand by either passing or opening.
www.pokerroom.cd /pokerroom-name.html   (699 words)

  
 wiki/Korean era name Definition / wiki/Korean era name Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The name "Goryeo" is a shortened form of "Goguryeo," the name of a kingdom in northern Korea which was conquered by Silla in 668.
All these era names were used during the reign of King Goongye, who ruled Taebong from 901 to 918.
The name is Korean for "self-reliance"; in this sense, autarky.
www.elresearch.com /wiki/Korean_era_name   (1990 words)

  
 Japanese era name
With the modernization of Japan after the ascension of the Meiji Emperor and now under current Japanese law since 1979, it has become practice to change era names only upon occasion of imperial succession.
Historically however, prior to the Meiji Restoration, era names were changed on many different occasions such as celebration, major political incidents, natural disasters, and so on, but the emperors posthumous name never took the name of an era.
Incidentally, on modern official papers, those who were born prior to the Meiji era did not write the era name in which they born, but wrote Edo period (though now no one born over 130 years ago in that time period is still alive now).
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/japanese_era_name   (526 words)

  
 Chinese era name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Chinese era name, commonly referred to in Chinese as Nian Hao (traditional Chinese: 年號, simplified Chinese: 年号, pinyin nían hào), is the "era name" commonly used when numbering years in an emperor's reign and naming certain Chinese rulers.
The process of nian hao declaration was referred to in traditonal Chinese history texts as jianyuan, named after Han Wudi's first era name.
Most Chinese dictionaries have a comprehensive list of nian hao, while booklets of more detailed and often searchable lists can be found in librarieses.
www.ukpedia.com /c/chinese-era-name.html   (756 words)

  
 Articles - Chinese era name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Chinese era name (traditional Chinese: 年號, simplified Chinese: 年号, pinyin nían hào) is the era name, reign period, or regnal title used when traditionally numbering years in an emperor's reign and naming certain Chinese rulers (see the conventions).
For instance, the first era name of Han Wudi was Jianyuan (建元 in pinyin: jian4 yuan2), literally meaning "establishing the First".
Era names also reflected characteristics of political and other landscapes at the time.
www.gaple.com /articles/Chinese_era_name   (888 words)

  
 Era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
"Era" is a name that signifies or is derived from: "a lady mistress".
An ERA above 5.00 is generally considered below-average, and a pitcher with an ERA above 6.00 for a prolonged period of time is usually in danger of losing his job.
Indonesian (era), Italian (age, Eon, era, he had, he was, it was), Latin (lady, mistress), Papiamen (almost, nearly), Portuguese (age, date, era, period, period of time), Portuguese Brazilian (was), Romanian (it was), Serbo-Croatian (era), Spanish (age, Eon, era, it was, threshing floor), Swedish (age, era, your).
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /er/era.html   (4395 words)

  
 King
Ben E. King Ben E. King is the stage name of Benjamin Earl Nelson (born in singer.
King was born with the name Earl Silas Johnson in...
King's Circle King's Circle is the former name of a circular park in tram terminus, till trams were decomissioned.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/king.html   (8058 words)

  
 Nombre chino de la era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Un nombre de la era del chino (chino tradicional:, chino simplificado:, el hào nían del pinyin) es el nombre de la era, el período del reinado, o el título del regnal usado al tradicionalmente numerar años en el reinado de un emperador y nombrando ciertas reglas chinas (véase a convenciones).
Además, usar un nombre particular de la era era un acto político que implicaba el reconocimiento de una derecha soberana de gobernar, y una edición que los historiadores chinos tradicionales hechos frente eran cuáles fijaron de nombres de la era al uso al fechar un acontecimiento histórico.
Los investigadores modernos de la historia no cuidan sobre nombres de la era a excepción de soportar otras discusiones, tales como calcular fuera de los polarizado y de las actitudes de un historiador particular; sin embargo tales lemas son útiles para fechar acontecimientos puesto que eran únicos en historia china.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/no/Nombre%20chino%20de%20la%20era.htm   (958 words)

  
 Indian, Chinese, & Japanese Emperors
While the name of Chandragupta, the founder of the Mauryas, is usally given as one word, the "Gupta" ("guarded, protected") element in names of the Gupta dynasty is usually, but not always, written as a separate word.
The name of the Spring and Autumn Period itself is derived from the Spring and Autumn Annals, one of the Chinese classics, which was a chronicle of the state of Lu, the birthplace of Confucius.
Chinese historians regarded the Southern Dynasties as the legitimate succession of the Chinese Throne, which is why the period is reckoned to extend down to 589, and the Sui begun in 590, even though Yang Chien came to a unified Northern Throne in 581.
www.friesian.com /sangoku.htm   (12060 words)

  
 Play Online Chess on GameKnot!
The Chinese play the same five men who defeated Russia last week at Nizhny Novgorod but this chess match also includes two junior boards and on one will be the 13 year old Hou Yifan.
The Scheveningen Pairing System (named like a variation of the Sicilian Defence after the Dutch seaside resort in the Hague) is a method of organising match tournaments between two teams of players whereby each player plays each opponent but, in contrast to a normal all-play-all, team mates don't play each other.
Ominously, the Chinese are in the lead although it is their women who are racking up the wins which means that for the UK team Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant and Jovanka Houska can expect a tough contest.
gameknot.com   (2029 words)

  
 Era - Art History Online Reference and Guide
For example: the Biblical era, the Roman era, the Elizabethan era, the Victorian era and the Soviet era.
A calendar era is the year numbering system used with a calendar.
Era was an East Asian imperial practice of numbering years in an emperor's reign.
www.arthistoryclub.com /art_history/Era_name   (267 words)

  
 Art Of Rhyme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Biz Markie represents an era in Hip Hop when you could have fun at your own expense and not have to worry about an image.
"Chinese Food" is produced by the one and only J-Zone, making for one of the odder pairings I've heard in recent memory.
It has the Oriental feel that a lot of Zone's work boasts, hence the name of the track and the hook.
www.artofrhyme.com /reviews/biz_food.shtml   (381 words)

  
 Articles - Temple name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Temple names (Traditional Chinese: 廟號; Simplified Chinese: 庙号; pinyin: miào hào), are commonly used when naming most Chinese, Vietnamese (such dynasties as Tran, Anterior Lê and Nguyen Dynasty) and most Korean rulers of the Goryeo and Joseon Dynasties.
The name "temple" refers to the "grand temple" (太廟), also called "great temple" (大廟) or "ancestral temple" (祖廟), where crown princes and other royalties gathered to worship their ancestors.
In Korea, temple names are used to refer to kings of the early Goryeo Dynasty (until 1274), and kings and emperors of the Joseon Dynasty.
www.gaple.com /articles/Temple_name?mySession=7c1e2c75aeb9279079f47d83315e3b83   (509 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - Japanese calendar - Calendar Encyclopedia
Since 1872 Japan uses the Gregorian Calendar, with local names for the months and mostly fixed holidays.
Before 1872 a lunisolar calendar was in use, which was adopted from the Chinese calendar.
Some of these names are still used quite frequently in everyday life in Japan.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Japanese_calendar.htm   (474 words)

  
 God's Name and the "New Testament" - Jehovah's Witnesses Official Web Site
THE position of God's name is unshakable in the Hebrew Scriptures, the "Old Testament." Although the Jews eventually stopped pronouncing it, their religious beliefs prevented them from removing the name when they made copies of older manuscripts of the Bible.
Eventually, as we saw earlier, the name was restored to many translations of the Hebrew Scriptures.
Restoring the name is a big help in increasing the clarity and comprehensibility of this portion of the inspired Bible.
www.watchtower.org /library/na/article_06.htm   (1826 words)

  
 The Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar
Chinese New Year is the main holiday of the year for more than one quarter of the world's population; very few people, however, know how to compute its date.
Since the Chinese calendar is an astronomical calendar, predictions require delicate astronomical calculations, so my computations for 3358 should probably be taken with a grain of salt.
In the past, the emperor would often change his era name during his reign, but by the time of the Míng and Qíng dynasties, the emperors would use the same era name for their whole reign.
www.math.nus.edu.sg /aslaksen/calendar/chinese.shtml   (2785 words)

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