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  Emperor Ai of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Ai of Han (27 BC–1 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
Emperor Ai was born to Prince Liu Kang of Dingtao (劉康), the brother to then-reigning Emperor Cheng and son to Emperor Yuan, and his wife Consort Ding, in 27 BC, presumably at Prince Kang's principality (roughly modern Heze, Shandong).
Emperor Ai would be succeeded by his cousin Prince Jizi, as Emperor Ping, but the damage he inflicted on the imperial rule had been done, paving the way for Wang Mang to seize the throne nine years later.
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 Encyclopedia: Emperor Ai of Han
Emperor Yuan of Han (75 BC–33 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
Emperor Wen of Han (202 BC–157 BC) was an emperor of the Han Dynasty in China.
Emperor Jing of Han (188 BC–141 BC) was an emperor of China in the Han Dynasty from 156 BC to 141 BC.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Emperor-Ai-of-Han   (4584 words)

 Encyclopedia: Prince He of Changyi
The emperor or huangdi (皇帝 in pinyin: huang2 di4) of China was the head of government and head of state of China from the Qin dynasty in 221 B.C. until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911.
Emperor Zhao of Han (95 BC–74 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 87 BC to 74 BC.
Emperor Xuan of Han (91 BC–49 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 74 BC to 49 BC.
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 Emperor Ping of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Ping was allegedly poisoned by Wang Mang after reigning less than 6 years, because Wang was concerned that he would avenge his uncles, and his successor, the toddler Emperor Ruzi, would be chosen by none other than Wang Mang himself.
Circa 5, Emperor Ping, having grown older, appeared to have grown out of his earlier heart condition, and it became fairly plain that he resented Wang Mang for slaughtering his uncles and not allowing his mother to visit him in Chang'an.
As the emperor was suffering the effects of the poison, Wang Mang wrote a secret petition to the gods, in which he offered to substitute his life for Emperor Ping's, and then have the petition locked away.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emperor_Ping_of_Han_China   (1787 words)

 T'ai Ping Tao - Yellow Turbans
Chang taught that the Han mandate symbolised by wood and the 'green heaven' had expired and was to be replaced in the chai-tzu (first year) - i.e.
The principle of suggesting a link between the health of individuals and the health of the larger society was in itself compatible with the tenets of the Han rulers.
In accordance with Chang Chueh's proclamation that the "blue Heaven" of the Han dynasty was to be replaced by the "yellow Heaven" of his perfect society, the followers of the sect wore yellow kerchiefs which led to them be known as the Yellow Turbans.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/taoism/taiping.html   (785 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Han Wu Di   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Emperor Wu successfully repelled the nomadic Xiongnu from systematically raiding northern China and dispatched his envoy Zhang Qian in 139 BC to seek an alliance with the Yuezhi of modern Uzbekistan.
Emperor Wu was born as Prince Che to Emperor Jing and one of his favorite concubines, Consort Wang Zhi in 156 BC.
Emperor Wu was greatly pleased by this gesture, and he dispatched an expedition force to attack Minyue, over the objection of one of his key advisors, Liu An, a royal relative and the Prince of Huainan.
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 Han Dynasty - China History - China
The western-eastern Han convention is used nowadays to avoid confusion with the Later Han Dynasty of the Period of the Five Dynasties and the Ten Kingdoms although the former-later nomenclature was used in history texts including Sima Guang's Zizhi Tongjian.
Emperor Wu decided that Taoism was no longer suitable for China, and officially declared China to be a Confucian state; however, like the emperors before him, he combined Legalist methods with the ConfucianismConfucian ideal.
Han court officials who attempted to strip lands out of the landlords faced such enormous resistance that their policies would never be put in to place.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Han_Dynasty   (2500 words)

 Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Emperor Wu: The next reign of Emperor Wu, comprising the years 140 to 87 BC, was one of the most important periods in Chinese history.
The usurpation of Wang Mang [Frederick-Gorman]: The cause of the downfall of the Han Dynasty is to be traced to the ambition of its imperial women.
The fact that Emperor Wu caused the mother of his son to be put to death before he appointed him heir, is sufficient to show that the interference of an empress dowager in affairs of state had long been a matter to be dreaded.
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 Chinese coins, theTartar, Mongol and Ming periods - Calgary Coin Gallery
Emperor T'ai Tsu again changed his reign title after AD 924, but we have not yet researched what the new title was.
Chu Yu-Sung, as Prince of Fu, was the grand son of Shen Tsung (the Ming Emperor Wan Li).
Chu Yu-lang, Prince Yung Ming, was a grandson of Shen Tsung (the Ming Emperor Wan Li).
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 Chancellor of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Spring and Autumn Period, Guan Zhong was the first person who became chancellor under the state of Qi in 685 BC.
The title was once cancelled by Emperor Ai of Han; it was restored under the powerless Emperor Xian of Han, and Dong Zhuo became the first chancellor in 189.
Cao Cao succeeded him and for a short period, until March 15, 220, the power of Chancellor was greater than that of the emperor.
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 World War 1 and 2 - Emperor Ai of Han   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Emperor Ai of Han (51 BC–7 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
The emperor and Dong Xian were lovers, same sex relationships and attractions being called "the passions of the cut sleeve" after a story that rather than disturb the sleeping Dong Xian, Ai cut off his sleeve.
Prince Kang of Dingtao, half-brother of Emperor Cheng of Han China
www.worldwardiary.com /history/Emperor_Ai_of_Han   (83 words)

 EMPEROR AI OF HAN CHINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Emperor Ai of Han China, ch 漢哀帝, py.
Han Ai-ti, (51 BC - 7 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
Prince Kang of Dingtao of Dingtao, half-brother of Emperor Cheng of Han China
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/EMPEROR+AI+OF+HAN+CHINA   (99 words)

 Chinese Paintings, Oriental Art, Chinese Art at Artoriental.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty and Emperor Taizu of the Song Dynasty were cases in point.
In ancient times, when an emperor died, a shrine was set up in his honour in the ancestral temple and the name of the shrine would be the emperor’s miaohao.
But most of the emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties had only one nianhao, and that was why nianhao for Zhu Di, the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty, who in most cases was known as Emperor Yongle.
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 AI Asia - The Tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuangdi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
AI Asia - The Tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuangdi
As this is the tomb of the first Emperor of China, there is also the matter of national pride and China is extremely reluctant to offer outside assistance in any archaeological attempts made on the mound.
At the moment, they are still focusing on the terra cotta soldiers and also on the 11 tombs from the Han Dynasty and the 18 tombs from the Tang Dynasty that reside in the fields that surround Xian.
www.antiquatedideas.com /cgi-antiquatedideas/asia/topic.cgi?forum=23&topic=13   (1377 words)

 Grand Emperor Kang Xi
The TV series the Grand Emperor Kang Xi is divided into four volumes such as "Talking over power", "The perious period", "The prosperous residence of the immortals" and "Trouble arriving at home".
The novel tells the Grant Emperor Kang Xi's great achievements in his whole life: how Ao Bai's clique was defeated, the foiling of Wu San Gui's rebellion, inspecting the Yellow River and dredging the transport of grain by water to the capital.
He adopted polices to absorb the Han culture, develop a national economy, make the people rich and make the nation strong so as to realize his goal of unifying the whole of the China.
www.chinesemall.com /granemkanxi.html   (268 words)

 ScienceDaily: Emperor ai of han china   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
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 Emperor Ai of Han - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Emperor Ai of Han - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Emperor Ai of Han contains research on
Emperor Ai of Han, Family background and early life as the Prince of Dingtao, As crown prince, As emperor, Early reign -- optimism, Optimism shattered, The rise of Dong Xian, Death, Era names, Personal information, Han Dynasty emperors and 1 BC deaths.
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 Kingdoms of Han Dynasty - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
After that Emperor Wu deprived of most power of these princes and divided their territories so that they would no longer be a threat to the throne.
After Emperor Wu, there were no kings and princes were limited as the rubberstamp head of their territories, while the real power were given to the prime ministers of these princes, who were appointed by the court.
Crown Prince in Han Dynasty was the heir apparent to the throne.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Kingdoms_of_Han_Dynasty   (1199 words)

 Wang Mang - Famous Ancient Chinese People - Chinese
The Han dynasty was restored after his overthrow, and historians have traditionally viewed Wang as a "usurper," while some others have portrayed him as a visionary and selfless social reformer.
In 8 BC he was appointed regent for Emperor Cheng, but Emperor Cheng died in 7 BC or 6 BC and was succeeded by Emperor Ai of HanEmperor Ai, who was not related to Empress Dowager Wang.
Much of the Han bureaucracy was destroyed and the Han dynasty was restored in AD 25 when Liu Hsiu took to the throne.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Wang_Mang   (620 words)

 where did 断袖之癖 come from? - China History Forum, online chinese history forum
Han Ai has to go to court and not wanting to wake his lover, he grabbed a near by knife and cut his sleeve.
Emperor Ai on his deathbed tried to get Dong Xian as the heir, but was unsuccessful.
So none of the Emperors of the Later Han ever admit if they were homosexual in any way (which I find hard to believe cause all of the adult emperors in the Former Han were).
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=1091   (816 words)

 The Qin Dynasty On-line Source Book
Han Feizi was a prince from the royal family of the Han kingdom.
Han Feizi was considered a leading Legalist scholar and was greatly admired by the First Emperor, who adopted his “seven methods”:
Ying Zheng was very pleased to meet his `idol', but Li Si, a former fellow-disciple of Han Feizi who always felt inferior to him, advised the King of Qin to imprison Han Feizi as he might be a spy.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/7547/biography.html   (642 words)

 Wikipedia:Categories for deletion/Log/2005 November 30 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Han emperors all had male lovers, at a time when such relationships were necessarily not egalitarian, and the two chosen for inclusion are specifically known to have had young lovers.
Where it came to a specific strong indication of a sexual relationship (as was the case with Ban Gu's description of the relationship between Emperor Ai of Han and Dong Xian -- and even that one is not conclusive), much stronger language is used.
I might accept that there was sufficient evidence of a sexual relationship between Emperor Wu of Han and Han Yan, for example, but that is much weaker than the evidence of the relationship between Emperor Ai and Dong Xian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:Categories_for_deletion/Log/2005_November_30   (10251 words)

 Queer Heritage, Gay Historical Timeline, AD 1 to 1200
As with Mizi Xia, however, their relationship achieves a kind of immortality: the tale of the Emperor's cutting his sleeve off so as not to disturb Dong Xian, who had fallen asleep on it, inspires subsequent generations to call eroticism between men duanxiu ("cut sleeve") love.
Rome: Claudius distinguishes himself by being the only emperor reigning in the first two centuries of the empire who is thought not to have sexual relationships with men.
Rome: Emperor Hadrian mourns the drowning of his lover Antinous, founding a city and erecting temples and statues over the entire empire in his honor.
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 Ninth Son
Told me that I was mistaken, that the Emperor had reitred and that there’s a new man in the job.
The Emperor Ch’ing and the entire imperial clan was in residence when Nien-hao made his move.
Your name will be cursed through the ages by the sons of Han as the destroyer of the peace and the engines of diplomacy.
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 Han dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The importance of the Han Dynasty should be evident in the circumstance that this is what the Chinese have called themselves ever since, the "Han People." And Chinese characters are called the Hanzi (Kulcha in Korean), the "Han letters." Also “Paper” and “Gun powder” was invented in China during the Han Dynasty.
The greatest Emperor of the Former Han Dynasty was probably Wu Ti.
This name means "Martial Emperor," because of the success of Chinese arms in the occupation of the Tarim Basin; but the cultural heritage of his long reign was far more durable.
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 Tang Dynasty: Tang TaiZong
Emperor Taizong, Li Shimin, was the second emperor of the Tang Dynasty.
In 618, he and his two brothers assisted their father seized the Chang'an City (present Xian), and established the Tang Dynasty, with the father being the first emperor.
The virtue of the admirable emperor Taizong also consisted in his self-reflection.
www.warriortours.com /intro/history/tang/taizong.htm   (250 words)

 Xi Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-8 A.D.)
Han Hui Di Han Lu Hou (the queen) took over the administration in 194 B.C.)and killed concubine Qi and her son prince Zhao.
Han Zhao Di Huo Guang (?-68 B.C.) assigned to be in charge of the administration.
Han Xuan Di Huo conspired to overthrow Han (66 B.C.).
www.yutopian.com /history/xihan.html   (652 words)

 Later (Eastern) Han Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Xin Dynasty 9-23 CE Later (Eastern) Han Dynasty 25-220 CE Historical Writing
Later Han Restoration, 25 CE Liu Xiu (5 BCE-56 CE)
Death of emperor leads to fall from power
www.ship.edu /~jkskaf/China-Traditional/a12LaterHan.html   (48 words)

 Sexual and Gender Minorities in Chinese History - ColorQ Articles Etc
Dong Xian was the male lover of Emperor Ai of the Han Dynasty.
When the Emperor wanted to rise from his bed, he did not want to wake his beloved, so Emperor Ai cut off his own sleeve and got up.
The fact that the Emperor spent all his time with Dong Xian and did not produce an heir was also said to be a factor in the collapse of the Western Han.
www.colorq.org /Articles/article.aspx?d=QHistory&x=chinresource2   (3612 words)

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